personal injury

personal injury
Personal injury is used before these nouns: ↑lawyer, ↑writ

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • personal injury — n: an injury to one s body, mind, or emotions; broadly: an injury that is not to one s property Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. personal injury …   Law dictionary

  • personal injury — ➔ injury * * * personal injury UK US noun [U] ► LAW physical harm that is done to someone, rather than to property or someone s reputation: »You may want a specialist lawyer to fight a personal injury claim. → Compare PROPERTY DAMAGE( …   Financial and business terms

  • Personal injury — A personal injury occurs when a person has suffered some form of injury, either physical or psychological, as the result of an accident or medical malpractice.The most common type of personal injury claims are road traffic accidents, accidents at …   Wikipedia

  • personal injury — noun 1. : an injury affecting one s physical and mental person as contrasted with one causing damage to one s property 2. : an injury giving rise to a personal action at law * * * ˌpersonal ˈinjury 7 [personal injury] noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • personal injury — An injury to the body of a person. Smith v Buck, 119 Ohio St 101, 162 NE 382, 61 ALR 1343; Rheudasil v Clower (Tenn) 270 SW2d 345, 46 ALR2d 1083. A personal wrong; an invasion of a personal right; an injury which pertains to the person, the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • personal injury — bodily injury, bodily contusion …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Personal Injury Service — may refer to the act of receiving or claiming compensation for work related injuries.There are many Law firms who specialize in assisting people who have been injured while at work. Often when an accident occurs in the workplace it is often the… …   Wikipedia

  • personal injury recovery — The amount that comes from a lawsuit or insurance settlement to compensate someone for physical and mental suffering, including injury to body, injury to reputation, or both. Category: Accidents & Injuries Category: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits… …   Law dictionary

  • Personal injury protection — (PIP) is an extension of car insurance available in some U.S. states that covers medical expenses and, in some cases, lost wages and other damages. PIP is sometimes referred to as no fault coverage, because the statutes enacting it are generally… …   Wikipedia

  • personal injury lawyer — n. A lawyer who specializes in bringing lawsuits on behalf of plaintiffs who have suffered physical injuries. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

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