If you look at Penal Code Chapter 1 where you found the def of Serious Bodily Injury, it states:imkopaka wrote: ↑Tue Feb 19, 2019 1:44 pmI'm curious to see where you got your definition of "actor" from. I can think of no reason why a dog cannot be the actor in an attack.Caliber wrote: ↑Tue Feb 19, 2019 11:44 amThe quote above of Serious Bodily Injury is a definition from Penal Code Chapter 1. But the laws sometime refer to an "actor" (causing serious bodily injury) which by definition is a person, not a dog. And, a "person" can be an individual, corporation, or association.
(2) "Actor" means a person whose criminal responsibility is in issue in a criminal action. Whenever the term "suspect" is used in this code, it means "actor."
(38) "Person" means an individual, corporation, or association.