serious bodily injury


serious bodily injury
For purposes of first degree assault prosecution, is defined as any bodily injury which involves a substantial risk of death. People v. Ybarra, Colo.App., 543 P.2d 529, 532

Black's law dictionary. . 1990.

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  • serious bodily injury — n: bodily injury which involves substantial risk of death, protracted and obvious disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of a bodily member or organ or mental faculty compare bodily injury Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of… …   Law dictionary

  • serious bodily injury — An injury which gives rise to apprehension; an injury which is attended with danger. (Webster s Dictionary.) George v State, 21 Tex App 315, 317. The word serious, when used to define the degree of bodily harm or injury apprehended, requires or… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • bodily injury — n: any damage to a person s physical condition including pain or illness – called also bodily harm; compare emotional distress, serious bodily injury Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • serious bodily harm — se·ri·ous bodily harm n: serious bodily injury Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • serious bodily harm — See serious bodily injury …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • great bodily injury — Bodily injury which involves a substantial risk of death, serious permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of function of any part of an organ of the body. People v. Reed, Colo.App., 695 P.2d 806, 808. Term as used in statute… …   Black's law dictionary

  • great bodily injury — great bod·i·ly injury n: physical injury suffered by the victim of a violent crime that causes a substantial risk of death, extended loss or impairment of a body part or function, or permanent disfigurement: physical injury that is more serious… …   Law dictionary

  • serious — I (devoted) adjective ardent, assiduous, decided, dedicated, determined, devout, dogged, dutiful, eager, earnest, faithful, fervent, firm, fixed, intent, loyal, passionate, purposeful, relentless, resolute, resolved, settled, sincere, steadfast,… …   Law dictionary

  • injury — Any wrong or damage done to another, either in his person, rights, reputation, or property. The invasion of any legally protected interest of another. Restatement, Second, Torts, No. 7. Absolute injuries. Injuries to those rights which a person… …   Black's law dictionary

  • injury — Any wrong or damage done to another, either in his person, rights, reputation, or property. The invasion of any legally protected interest of another. Restatement, Second, Torts, No. 7. Absolute injuries. Injuries to those rights which a person… …   Black's law dictionary


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