I was just curious.
I would say that in most cases, I could prove in court that it was self defense; they must know that some of their actions could cause you to have a brain aneurysm or at least a heart attack, to me that's malicious intent.
If you have guys that you rarely, if ever. have to say something to; cherish them, they are worth their weight in gold. Let them date your daughter, use your beach house, kick you in the butt once a day, what ever it takes, it's worth it.