serious bodily injury

noun

Legal Definition of serious bodily injury

: 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

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“Serious bodily injury.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/serious%20bodily%20injury. Accessed 26 Oct. 2021.

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