great bodily injury

Definition of "great bodily injury"
  1. It refers to the severe physical harm caused to a victim due to a violent act, which could potentially lead to death, long-term loss or malfunction of a body part, or lifelong disfiguration. This physical damage is considered more extensive than the typical harm experienced in an act of battery
How to use "great bodily injury" in a sentence
  1. The attacker was charged with causing great bodily injury to the victim in the assault case.
  2. The law considers a perpetrator guilty of a felony if they cause great bodily injury during the commission of a crime.
  3. If the evidence shown can prove that great bodily injury occurred, it will significantly impact the sentencing.

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