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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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39) Next, it lists a variety of circumstances that do not directly affect the harmfulness of the conduct or the actor's personal culpability in committing it, but which nevertheless seem somewhat related to retributive concerns.
However, despite the harmfulness of tobacco it continues to be sold and be in demand.
Also, many studies were focused on engine exhaust emissions environment monitoring and measures for reduction of harmfulness of gases; i.
Therefore, in scientific and technological innovation matters, the state is subject to a twofold obligation: first, to assess the harmfulness of the substances present in its territory, and second, to institute measures to limit or prohibit these substances in accordance with the known risk.
argue that scientific evidence of SOCE's harmfulness is not
Dr Maziak stated that the perceived harmfulness of windpipe smoking as being much less than cigarette smoke is because of several factors including its scent and the temperature of the inhaled smoke.
The Ecuadoran government has thus undermined the premise of Ecuadoran organizations and accepted Colombia's position, despite extensive evidence from the organizations on the harmfulness of the chemical mixture used by Colombia and its detection 10 km from the fumigation sites.
Although our results are reassuring to some extent, since no death has been observed since 1990, we have to remain careful since we cannot directly assess the potential harmfulness of doping through our analyses and results.
The same survey finds that Americans' attitudes toward the harmfulness of smoking and secondhand smoke have remained relatively stable over the past decade, with 82% now saying smoking is "very harmful" to adults.
Conversely, in people with chronic CRPS perceived harmfulness of activity correlated stronger with functional limitation than the impact of pain intensity.