injury

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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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He recalled to his mind the old soldier; all those enemies of Porthos brought to earth by his valiant hand; he reckoned up the numbers of them, and said to himself that Porthos had acted wisely, not to enumerate his enemies or the injuries done to them, or the task would have been too much for the reader.
The remark may possibly apply to injuries received in other kinds of violent excitement: certain it is, that although Nicholas experienced some pain on first awakening next morning, he sprung out of bed as the clock struck seven, with very little difficulty, and was soon as much on the alert as if nothing had occurred.
In short he left me in such a condition that I have been until now in a hospital getting cured of the injuries which that rascally clown inflicted on me then; for all which your worship is to blame; for if you had gone your own way and not come where there was no call for you, nor meddled in other people's affairs, my master would have been content with giving me one or two dozen lashes, and would have then loosed me and paid me what he owed me; but when your worship abused him so out of measure, and gave him so many hard words, his anger was kindled; and as he could not revenge himself on you, as soon as he saw you had left him the storm burst upon me in such a way, that I feel as if I should never be a man again.
But for some people -- particularly those who overdo or who don't properly train or warm up -- these benefits can come at a price and lead to sports injuries.
A review of 20 epidemiological studies on adult soccer players showed that epidemiological information with regard to soccer injuries was inconsistent and incomplete.
Manor Road and Main Street, motor vehicle accident, no injuries, citation issued.
Three were injured at Crossways in Ely: A nine-year-old boy with arm and leg injuries, an eight-year-old girl with head injury, and a 29-year-old woman who was "walking wounded".
As Schafle & et al (1990) have reported the upper limbs injuries amount to 20 percent of all injuries [15].
Intentional injuries are common in New York City jails, according to a study in the June issue of APHA's American Journal of Public Health.
An Emirati driver survived with moderate injuries after his car crashed into a metal barrier on Ras Al Khor Street early yesterday.
According to figures released for 2009/10, there were 278 major workplace injuries in this area - down 55 from the previous year.