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injury

Law a violation or infringement of another person's rights that causes him harm and is actionable at law
Collins Discovery Encyclopedia, 1st edition © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

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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The open day is being held in partnership with Epilepsy Action and representatives from the organisation Headway will be on hand to explain the issues faced by people with traumatic or acquired brain injury.
The mural, which represents the past, present and future life of a person with an acquired brain injury, was commissioned by Higgs as the culmination of its fund-raising activities for the Dudley-based charity.
They have been put together by members of college courses for people with disabilities - the ABI (acquired brain injury) group, Wider Horizons and Skillbuilders.
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.
The GAA yesterday teamed up with Acquired Brain Injury Ireland to back their 'Mind Your Head' campaign, above, aimed at educating players about the signs and symptoms of concussion through an educational concussion poster campaign.
Patricia has worked in nursing and healthcare management for 43 years and received an MBE six years ago for her work with disabled people who have an acquired brain injury. Patricia said: "We recognise that Wales has its own culture and that disabled people living in Wales will have differing requirements.
A trek to Mount Kilimanjaro will be taking place from September 17-27, 2009, in aid of The Children's Trust, which provides care, education and therapy for children with multiple disabilities and complex health needs, and rehabilitation services to children with an acquired brain injury.
She said: "The main aim of CBIT's child and family support is to provide ongoing support for families living with childhood acquired brain injury.
The site of a derelict former garage, in Bristol Road, will be converted into a specialist residential home for eight people rehabilitating from an acquired brain injury caused typically as a result of a car accident, stroke, disease or assault.
Brain Injury Awareness Week began on Monday, and the Leonard Cheshire home in Colwyn Bay is drawing attention to the fact over 350 people in the UK sustain an acquired brain injury each day.