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Assault Inflicting Serious Injury

Serious Offenses Require Serious Defense. Call Our Raleigh Assault Attorney.

There are various types of assault under North Carolina law. One of the most serious misdemeanor forms of this offense is assault inflicting serious injury. If you or a loved one was accused of this offense, it is absolutely crucial that you seek experienced legal representation right away. Our Raleigh assault lawyers can defend your rights and future.

To discuss your case, call us today. We are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to take your call!

Elements of Assault Inflicting Serious Injury

In order to achieve a conviction for an assault inflicting serious injury offense, the prosecution must prove the following two elements:

  • The defendant committed an assault
  • The assault resulted in serious injury

What Is a “Serious Injury?”

Under the law, serious injury is anything that causes either physical pain and suffering and/or mental injury. Examples of serious physical injury include:

  • Bruises to a joint that result in the inability to move a limb
  • Bone fractures
  • Lacerations
  • Small stab wounds

Examples of serious mental injury, which occur as a result of assault, include:

  • Depression
  • Suicidal tendencies
  • Insomnia
  • Anorexia

Penalties of an Assault Inflicting Serious Injury Offense

As a Class A1 misdemeanor, assault inflicting serious injury is punishable by:

  • Up to 60 days in jail
  • Probation
  • A fine imposed at the discretion of the judge

Any criminal charge should be taken seriously—especially if it is among the most serious misdemeanor offenses under North Carolina law.

Contact The Floyd Law Offices today for assistance with your case. Call us at (919) 805-3663.

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