A comprehensive term for any wrong or harm done by one individual to another individual's body, rights, reputation, or property. Any interference with an individual's legally protected interest.
A civil injury is any damage done to person or property that is precipitated by a breach of contract, NEGLIGENCE, or breach of duty. The law of TORTS provides remedies for injury caused by negligent or intentional acts.
An accidental injury is an injury to the body caused unintentionally. Within the meaning of WORKERS' COMPENSATION acts, it is an injury occurring in the course of employment.
One who is injured might be able to recover damages against the individual who caused him or her harm, since the law seeks to provide a remedy for every injury.