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CONCUSSION, civ. law. The unlawful forcing of another by threats of violence to give something of value. It differs from robbery in this, that in robbery the thing is taken by force, while in concussion it is obtained by threatened violence. Hein. Lec. El, Sec. 1071

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Basically, these are people with high blood pressure, heart failure, alcohol poisoning, with concussion of the brain, children with fever, intestinal infection or intestinal poisoning.
Two of the four victims, who were hospitalized with various injuries, bruises, concussion of the brain, are in health facilities as of August 9.