serious bodily injury
- A type of physical harm that could result in a significant chance of dying, long-lasting and noticeable deformation, or long-term loss or reduction of the functionality of a body part, organ, or mental capability
- The defendant was charged with assault causing serious bodily injury.
- After the accident, the victim sustained a serious bodily injury that impaired the function of his arm.
- In the course of the crime, the perpetrator inflicted serious bodily injury on the homeowner.