Self-Inflicted Injury


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Related to Self-Inflicted Injury: Self harm, Self abuse, Self mutilation

Self-Inflicted Injury

The deliberate injury of oneself. Self-inflicted injuries may be the result of depression or may be a form of insurance fraud. In any case, many insurers exclude self-inflicted injuries from coverage.
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However, the Critchlow opinion suggests support for the traditional viewpoint--that putting a noose around your neck is too inherently risky to qualify as anything other than self-inflicted injury if things go wrong and the procedure results in death rather than excitement.
THE GOVERNOR of the Central Prisons has ordered a probe into an inmate's self-inflicted injury while in solitary confinement.
It was the ultimate self-inflicted injury with the red-faced pounds 30million Ukrainian almost certainly out of the visit to Newcastle this Sunday, with Salomon Kalou standing in for him this evening.
But the story of the 22-year-old Sunderland squaddie, just back from a tour in Iraq, who launched a rocket from his bottom because "he was bored" has to be the stupidest, most mindless and most puerile self-inflicted injury I've heard of.
12 /PRNewswire/ -- Victoria Luna, the mother of an inmate who died in jail after being punished for self-inflicted injury, won a major settlement and an undisclosed sum in federal court (Case #CV02-272HA).
Our Parliament has suffered much self-inflicted injury, and we all recognise that it is imperative that we make every effort to rebuild trust in modern democratic Britain - not just for the sake of our politicians but for the sake of our citizens who need and are entitled to an effective democracy in which they can trust," Ms Harman is to say.
While we lack a cutting edge up front and remain prone to self-inflicted injury at the back we will continue to struggle.
The average hospital charge for an assault related firearm case was $23,904, while the average charge associated with self-inflicted injury was $30,201.
David Clark, attached to Morpeth, was happy with his 67, considering a self-inflicted injury no amount of physiotherapy will cure.
2 - years of life lost (per 10,000 residents) in Wales because of suicide and self-inflicted injury (Health Statistics Wales);
He said there were at least five cuts to Dr Kelly's left wrist, which were typical of self-inflicted injury.