Bodily Injury

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Bodily Injury

Damage to a person's physical being. Examples include bruises, burns, lacerations, poisonings and so forth. Bodily injury may result from an accident, negligence or a deliberate effort. Causing bodily injury on purpose is a crime, while accidental and negligent harm may result in a lawsuit. See also: Bodily injury liability insurance.
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James also pleaded not guilty to another count of GBH and two offences of causing actual bodily harm against Leslie Crowe and Leanne Crowe during the incident at the pub.
Timothy Pugh, 26, admitted causing four-month-old Keely grievous bodily harm.
Geen, a former male nurse at the hospital, was charged in November last year with 12 counts of causing grievous bodily harm.
Beech, from John Street in Ballymena, Co Antrim, pleaded guilty to three counts - causing grievous bodily harm with intent to Mr Fleming, assaulting Mr McDaid causing him actual bodily harm and causing an affray on May 24, 2009.
Mrs Justice Carr, rejecting permission to appeal, said: "He had no excuse to cause really serious bodily harm despite being struck on the head by a stone.
Nicola Harris, defending Price, who admitted inflicting grievous bodily harm and two offences of actual bodily harm, said: "Although it was an act of joint enterprise, he does not appear to have played the leading role.
The footballer was also found not guilty of causing Reece Hall grievous bodily harm with intent but the jury found him guilty of the lesser offence of grievous bodily harm by a majority of 10 to 2.
He was originally charged with assault occasioning actual bodily harm but denied the offence.
Madine, 23, denies causing grievous bodily harm and the alternative charge of assault occasioning actual bodily harm against one man.
The three other men had admitted charges including inflicting grievous bodily harm, attempting to inflict grievous bodily harm, assault causing actual bodily harm and using threatening words and behaviour.
Neil James Stewart, 30, had claimed he had been framed after he was convicted of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.
As a result of the investigation a 39-year-old man has been charged with conspiracy to commit grievous bodily harm with intent, conspiracy to possess a prohibited weapon and conspiracy to possess prohibited ammunition.