What is Personal Injury?

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What is Personal Injury?

Personal Injury is a common legal term for when a person is harmed by the wrongful acts of someone else. Personal injury (also known as tort law) is an element of civil law that allows for the injured person (the plaintiff) to be compensated financially or “made whole” after an incident. In the U.S., personal injury lawsuits can cover physical, mental and emotional injuries arising from a wide range of incidents.