Bodily Injuries – physical harm or injury to a person’s body

bodily injury:

1. Physical damage to a person’s body. — aka personal injury; personal bodily injury; physical injury.  See serious bodily injury; personal injury.

1. Physical harm or injury to the person; personal injuries. [3]

bodily injuries:

1. Personal injuries.  Corimer v Hudson, 284 Mass 231, 187 NE 625, in various degrees of harm, Anno: 37 ALR2d 1087, resulting from  and external cause, 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1168; but including, according  to some authority, distress from a cause other than one involving force, for example, injury by seduction or malpractice, 34 Am J1st Lim Ac § 105, sunstroke; freezing; causing death; ulcerations upon the insured’s fingers, caused by exposure to an X-ray used in his business; and contact, resulting in death of a professional nurse, with germs of a communicable disease while attending a patient, 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1168, but excluding, according to other authority, as loss of consortium.  7 Am J2d Auto Ins § 212, or disease.  29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1168. [2]


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[1]: Black’s Law Dictionary Deluxe Tenth Edition by Henry Campbell Black, Editor in Chief Bryan A. Garner. ISBN: 978-0-314-61300-4

[2]: Ballantine’s Law Dictionary with Pronunciations
Third Edition by James A. Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Edited by William S. Anderson.  © 1969 by THE LAWYER’S CO-OPERATIVE PUBLISHING COMPANY.  Library of Congress Catalog Card No. 68-30931

[3]:  Ballantine’s Law Dictionary Legal Assistant Edition by Jack Ballantine (James Arthur 1871-1949).  Doctored by Jack G. Handler, J.D. © 1994 Delmar by Thomson Learning.  ISBN 0-8273-4874-6.


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