What is a Personal Injury?
Personal Injury is the legal term used to describe an injury to the body, mind or emotions which has been caused by the fault of another person or entity.
What are examples of personal injuries?
A Personal Injury may be an injury at work. This includes work-related illnesses such as a disease caused by working with asbestos. Other examples include:
- A psychological illness caused by stress at work or discrimination or harassment in your work-place
- An Injury caused in a traffic accident
- An injury received as a result of faulty goods or services
- An injury caused if you trip in a public place
- an injury caused by errors in hospital treatment
- a physical or psychological injury sustained by a victim in the course of a crime
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