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Cedar Rapids Criminal Lawyer Explains Assault Causing Serious Injury


Assault causing serious injury in Iowa is any assault which also causes a serious injury. A serious injury is an injury that results in a disabling mental illness, create a substantial risk of death, causes protracted loss of impairment of the function of any bodily member or organ, or causes a permanent disfigurement. In short, a serious injury is typically an injury that cannot heal or causes a risk of death. 

An non-domestic assault causing serious injury is felony punishable by fines ranging from $750 to $7500 and an indeterminate prison sentence of five years. Felonious assault is a forcible felony that requires prison, though there is no mandatory minimum. 

If you or a loved one has been arrested for an Iowa OWI (DUI), contact DAC-LAW PLC at 319-389-4276 or


for an initial consultation today. However, remember that a blog is not legal advice and that sending unsolicited information to an attorney over the Internet does not establish an attorney-client relationship. 

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Serious injury can turn a bad day into a felony. If you or a loved one has been arrested for serious misdemeanor assault causing bodily injury in Cedar Rapids, Iowa City, Waterloo, or other Iowa community, contact DAC-LAW PLC today at 319-389-4276.