serious bodily injury

Definition of "serious bodily injury"
  1. 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
How to use "serious bodily injury" in a sentence
  1. The defendant was charged with assault causing serious bodily injury.
  2. After the accident, the victim sustained a serious bodily injury that impaired the function of his arm.
  3. In the course of the crime, the perpetrator inflicted serious bodily injury on the homeowner.

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