grievous bodily harm

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grievous bodily harm (GBH)

the crime of causing really serious injury to another.
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Neil Flewitt, QC, prosecuting, then told the court he wished to bring a third charge of conspiracy to cause grievous bodily harm with intent.
He was cleared at trial in December of a more serious charge of causing grievous bodily harm with intent.
Bagnall, 33, of Bideford Street, Smethwick, was cleared of the more serious charge of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, which he had also denied.
Thompson also denied wounding a man when he was allegedly trying to cause grievous bodily harm to another man during an incident in Coventry city centre in May.
Judge John Griffith Williams QC directed formal not guilty verdicts in respect of Mr Mackenzie and Mr Tomlin, who faced charges of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm, unlawful wounding and violent disorder.
Davey, 23, of Hulne Terrace, Lemington, Newcastle, was convicted of three counts of grievous bodily harm with intent and one charge of cruelty.
In December 2008 Davies re-appeared before Bradford Crown Court where he was sentenced to wounding and inflicting grievous bodily harm and affray after an incident on Southgate, Elland.
Michael Francis, 19, of Stocksfield Avenue, Newcastle, was also charged with grievous bodily harm, affray and the possession of a noxious liquid.
Richardson, 34, formally of Chalvey Road East, Slough, has already pleaded guilty to one count of grievous bodily harm, one count of aggravated vehicle-taking and one count of dangerous driving.
Due to face a trial for attempted murder, 18-year-old Daryl Proctor instead admitted to the lesser charge of inflicting grievous bodily harm with intent on Paul McCauley.
Khan, of New Road, Netherton, Dudley, was convicted of causing grievous bodily harm with intent, violent disorder and also incitement to cause grievous bodily harm.
Paul Hopkins, aged 37, denies causing grievous bodily harm to Helen Hopkins at their marital home in Banner Lane last December.