Aggravated Battery

Definition

A criminal battery — a physical act that results in harmful or offensive contact with another's person without that person's consent — involving an additional, aggravating factor, such as the infliction of serious bodily injury or the use of a dangerous weapon.

Illustrative case law

See, e.g. State v. Whittington, 926 P.2d 237 (Kan. 1996).

See also