permanent injury

permanent injury

n. physical or mental damage which will restrict the employment and/or other activities of a person for the rest of his/her life. In a lawsuit to recover damages caused by the negligence or intentional wrongful act of another, a permanent injury can be a major element in an award of general damages. (See: permanent disability)

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However, I escaped without any permanent injury to my sight, and was sold to a large cab owner.
I can tell you, as a medical man, that a proportion, and not by any means a small one, of the young men who are now putting themselves to violent athletic tests of their strength and endurance, are taking that course to the serious and permanent injury of their own health.
If young children gain access to a button battery and ingest it, they may suffer internal chemical burn injuries, which can result in serious illness and, without appropriate medical treatment, may even result in death or permanent injury.
Five men stood trial in a Dubai court for allegedly assaulting and causing theircolleague a permanent injury.
26, 2014, the patient was taken to surgery to decompress L3, however, by then he had suffered permanent injury to the cauda equina.
Dustin Lance, who was given an unknown pill by another inmate, argues he didn't receive proper medical care in time despite pleading with the prison staff and now has a permanent injury.
Dubai: A shepherd has been accused of beating up his co-worker and causing him a permanent injury after they had a heated argument in the farm where they worked.
Medical research shows that 50% of injury victims fully recover, 40% suffer some degree of permanent injury with chronic pain, while 10% become permanently disabled.
He served during the American Civil War and suffered a permanent injury, and founded schools to teach African- American children.
In defending yourself you went far too far and caused him permanent injury.
Why should teachers have been allowed to assault children with various weapons that caused permanent injury as so many readers have stated?
Will it require a permanent injury before the IRB tightens up and standardises the laws and the penalties for dangerous play?

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