great bodily injury


: 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 than that ordinarily suffered in a battery

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“Great bodily injury.” Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Jun. 2023.

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