accidental death

noun

  • Criminal Law
  • Insurance Law
  • Personal Injury Law/Tort Law

Definitions of accidental death

  • death caused by an accident for which there is no legal guilt or liability

    A medical examiner said his death was accidental.

Phrase Bank for accidental death

  • If in the event of accidental death your widow or your heirs are entitled to insurance benefits per subparagraph 3(i) below, they shall be obligated to repay such sums to the Company up to the amount of the salary payments made pursuant to this subparagraph 3(h).

  • BENEFITS: As an employee, you will also be eligible to receive certain employee benefits including medical, dental, 401 (k) Plan, employee assistance program, life insurance and accidental death and dismemberment on your date of hire.

  • A coroner has recorded an accidental death conclusion after a popular young schoolboy drowned after rescuing his friends from a deep river when they screamed for help, an inquest heard.

  • Health officials in New Brunswick are reviewing the circumstances surrounding the accidental death of a patient at the Saint John Regional Hospital.

  • A jury has returned a verdict of accidental death after an eight-day inquest into the controversial death of a man who choked under police restraint.

Additional Notes for accidental death

  • non-accidental death (noun) any death that is not the result of an accident: She recorded a verdict of non-accidental death.