Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property
- Road traffic accidents
- Work accidents
- Tripping accidents
- Assault claims
- Product defect accidents (product liability).
The term personal injury also incorporates
- Medical accidents
- Dental accidents
Which lead to medical negligence claims and conditions that are often classified as industrial disease cases, including asbestosis and peritoneal mesothelioma, chest diseases (e.g., emphysema, pneumoconiosis, silicosis, chronic bronchitis, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, and chronic obstructive airways disease), vibration white finger, occupational deafness, occupational stress, contact dermatitis, and repetitive strain injury cases.