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Budlong V.

Apalisok
G. R. No. L-60151 June 24, 1983

Facts:
Salvador Budlong, Third Assistan Fiscal, filed a petition against Judge Aquiles Apalisok
regarding his decision upon criminal case no. 1838. According to Budlong, the respondent
Camilo Puyon y Galagar should be charged of serious physical injuries through reckless
imprudence. Apalisok, sentenced Galagar 30 days imprisonment plus costs and no civil
liability imposed.

Issues:
Did the MTC erred in not imposing civil liability of the accused towards the offended party?

Held:
Yes, art 100 of RPC states “Every person criminally liable of a felony is also civilly liable”,
Furthermore, Civil liabilty can only be extinguished in accordance with the provisions of civil
law.