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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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Knowledge of the laws of the dust formation including the dust particles size, concentration, chemical composition and rate of sedimentation of dust particles makes it possible to determine the degree of harmfulness of the cutting process and to develop the adequate protection of the working system.
Florida's Second District has explained that harmfulness is not established when the jury returns an award that is less than the damages sought if there is record evidence to support the award.
291) elaborated behavioural harmfulness criteria, among which the history of violence and behavioural relapse are the risk factors of an increased behavioural dangerousness.
He said he read the Tufts study and believes researchers exaggerated the harmfulness of the bacteria found.
The varying harmfulness of different substances is another motivation for a more nuanced approach to drug policy, as referred to by Parry and Myers.
54) While potentially permitting more regulation, Breyer also strengthens two important aspects of the plurality by emphasizing the government's twin responsibilities of establishing the harmfulness of the speech and encouraging the mitigating effects of counterspeech.
Branding also distracts attention from the health message on the pack and misleads smokers about the harmfulness of different products.
The energetic effects on the aura are somewhat muted by suppressor chips (about 10% to 20%) - which does not of course neutralize a cell phone's overall harmfulness, so this ultimately represents at best a partial solution.
He says on a harmfulness scale of one to 100 - with gum, lozenges and patches at one and cigarettes at 100 - e-cigarettes are no higher than two.