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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law

injury

[′in·jə·rē]
(medicine)
A structural or functional stress or trauma that induces a pathologic process.
Damage resulting from the stress.
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In honor of his birthday, please donate to the Brain Injury Alliance of New Jersey so that we can continue to be there when families need us most.
Companies discussed in this brain injury pipeline review report for H2 2015 include Acorda Therapeutics, Inc.
The Children's Trust is the UK's leading charity for children with brain injury.
A total of 435,630 people with traumatic brain injury were studied, along with 736,723 people with trauma with no brain injury.
Brain injury has been called America's silent epidemic with just cause.
Staff member Paul Brown, secretary of the UK acquired brain injury forum, said: "Research has shown that early access to specialist rehabilitation services is key to gaining optimum recovery, yet in the UK these services vary hugely from region to region.
Its specialist brain injury lawyers all have proven expertise in brain injury and work in tandem with a wide range of professional, local services to help people affected by brain injury.
Fiona Kemp, principal at Lees Solicitors, said: "We joined the group in the belief it can bring about significant benefits in the way brain injury claims and rehabilitation are carried out, and it's good to see this inspirational group has won professional praise and an award.
A team from the University of Exeter has carried out research which they say shows that 60 per cent of young offenders between 11 and 19 had apparently suffered from a previous traumatic brain injury.
Chadwick Lawrence, which has offices at Railway Street, is a member of the Brain Injury Group, which has received an award from the United Kingdom Acquired Brain Injury Forum.
ISLAMABAD, October 08, 2011 (Balochistan Times): In the three months after a traumatic brain injury, the risk of stroke may increase 10-fold while traumatic brain injury has not been included among the usual stroke risk factors in the past.
It's reasonable to assume that cerebrovascular damage in the head caused by a traumatic brain injury can trigger either a hemorrhagic stroke [when a blood vessel bursts inside the brain] or an ischemic stroke [when an artery in the brain is blocked]," said Herng-Ching Lin, Ph.

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