When people get into a disagreement, it can be very easy for emotions to run high and for things to get heated quickly. Being convicted of assault and battery charges in Massachusetts is a very serious matter. The person who is convicted may face a considerable amount of time in prison. This can also have adverse long-term effects on that person's social life and work prospects after his or her sentence that are not easily overlooked.
An unidentified man was taken to a local medical facility for injuries reportedly obtained in a fight. Authorities reported that the man, who had suffered head injuries and damage to his face, was initially not responding to communication attempts. Although he should survive the encounter, he is still at the hospital for further treatment.