Blunt Force Injury

A traumatic injury caused by the application of mechanical force to the body by a blunt force, object or instrument—e.g., cricket or baseball bat, brick, bottle—or an injury in which the body strikes a surface such as a wall or the ground, in which the skin was not penetrated; such injuries usually result from assaults, abuse, accidents or resuscitative measures
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The final cause of death was given as ligature strangulation with blunt force injury.
Birmingham Coroner's Court heard he suffered severe blood loss due to serious blunt force injury to his left armpit.
Joseph McDonald, of Bosworth Road, Acocks Green, suffered severe blood loss due to serious blunt force injury to his left armpit while working overtime as an industrial cleaner at the Lode Lane plant on Father's Day last year.
A post-mortem examination found Mr Ayabowei had died of a severe blunt force injury to the head.
Not one of the witnesses was able to exclude a fall down the stairs as causing the blunt force injury to Finley's head.
Dr MacKenzie told the court: "In my opinion it all began with blunt force injury.
He told the High Court in Livingston how the toddler had a ruptured heart and he recorded the cause of death as blunt force injury to the torso.
A pathologist said that 55-year-old Pamela Jackson was dead within 35 minutes of sustaining a blunt force injury to her head.
Ross suffered a bad concussion and a blunt force injury to the shoulder.
Coroner's investigators ruled that Nancy Gregory, who was found dead July 23 in her Quartz Hill Mobile Home Park trailer, died from blunt force injury to the head.
The victim sustained a blunt force injury to the head.