Bodily Injury

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Bodily Injury

Damage to a person's physical being. Examples include bruises, burns, lacerations, poisonings and so forth. Bodily injury may result from an accident, negligence or a deliberate effort. Causing bodily injury on purpose is a crime, while accidental and negligent harm may result in a lawsuit. See also: Bodily injury liability insurance.
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Durden suffered bodily injuries while competing in the race.
The SECP has also asked for introduction of compensation limits separately for bodily injuries.
The key question is whether the insured school is legally liable for the bodily injuries.
Defendant disclaimed coverage on the basis that the policy specifically excludes coverage for liability arising from bodily injuries sustained by Margaret Courtney, as a named insured.
This typically covers bodily injuries and property damages, up to the limits of the policy.
Trans World Airlines, a decision issued less than one year before Husserl, the court read "bodily injury" to require "palpable, objective bodily injuries.
The aggregate limit shown on the information page is the total amount payable by the insurer for all bodily injuries arising out of a disease, regardless of the number of employees who suffer injury from it.
The appellate court also ruled that the costs of asbestos-related bodily injuries must be spread across all of the years and that policyholders have to pick up their fair share of allocations, Foggan said.
However, the Rosman Court reiterated that the defendant is liable only for palpable, conspicuous, objective, identifiable bodily injuries.
The Second District, however, reversed the trial court's decision and stated, "The fact that the child had been ejected from the car and rolled on the road, combined with the fact that the EMTs had decided to airlift her to an out-of-county hospital, was sufficient to support a common sense conclusion that the child suffered serious bodily injuries in the accident.