Bodily Injury in an assault case is defined in our criminal code at 2C:11-1.
Bodily Injury means physical pain, illness, or any impairment of physical condition.
Significant Bodily Injury means bodily injury which creates a temporary loss of the function of any bodily member or organ or temporary loss of any one of the five senses.
Serious Bodily Injury means bodily injury which creates a substantial risk of death or which causes serious, permanent disfigurement, or protracted loss or impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ.
If you are charged for assault, call me at 732-625-9661 to discuss the possible ways to defend against this charge.