Injure

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Injure

To interfere with the legally protected interest of another or to inflict harm on someone, for which an action may be brought. To damage or impair.

The term injure is comprehensive and can apply to an injury to a person or property.

Cross-references

Tort Law.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
References in classic literature ?
But, indeed, it is nonsense to talk about injuring no one but yourself: it is impossible to injure yourself, especially by such acts as we allude to, without injuring hundreds, if not thousands, besides, in a greater or less, degree, either by the evil you do or the good you leave undone.'
KHUZDAR -- At least three persons were killed and another sustained injures when a Tractor-trolley was toppled and fell in trench near Khuzdar on Sunday.
Local reached the spot and shifted all injured to private hospital while woman and her child succumbed to injures. The dead was identified as Aqsa Qureshi, her new born child and her husband Numan Qureshi was injured.
Four passengers died on the spot while 12 other sustained critical and minor injures. The deceased and the injured were shifted to Rural Health Center (RHC) Havelian where minor injured discharged after first aid while critical injured were shifted to AMC Abbottabad.