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Domestic Violence Resulting in Substantial Bodily Harm

Las Vegas Substantial Bodily Harm Defense Attorney

Under Nevada Revised Statutes (NRS) 200.481, battery with substantial bodily harm occurs when an individual intentionally hits or touches another person in a manner that results in serious physical injuries. Substantial bodily harm is defined under NRS 200.060 as bodily injury that creates a substantial risk for death or causes serious, permanent disfigurement or protracted loss or impairment of bodily function. Some examples include fractures, lacerations that require stitches, organ damage, paralysis, severe burns, concussions, and loss of consciousness.

It is important to note that for an act to be considered battery, it must be deliberate. Accidental touching that results in severe injuries is not deemed a criminal offense. The distinction between intentional and accidental acts is crucial when determining liability in battery with substantial bodily harm cases.

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Goodman Law Group Defends You Against Substantial Bodily Harm Charges in Las Vegas

Attorney Ross C. Goodman, Esq. understands that a domestic violence charge enhanced by a claim of substantial bodily harm is a difficult and nuanced legal complaint. He uses his skill and experience in handling such cases to help his clients seek the best possible outcome from their legal proceedings. With over two decades of handling severe domestic violence cases and other criminal charges, Goodman Law Group can help you avoid the severe penalties from a conviction.

Call Attorney Goodman at (702) 825-7854 for experienced representation against substantial bodily harm charges in Las Vegas.

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