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     21-3A-1.   Definition of terms. Terms used in this chapter, mean:
             (1)      "Bodily injury," any bodily harm, sickness, disease, or death;
             (2)      "Economic loss," any pecuniary harm for which damages are recoverable;
             (3)      "Future damages," any damages arising from bodily injury which the trier of fact finds will accrue after the damages findings are made;
             (4)      "Noneconomic loss," any nonpecuniary harm for which damages are recoverable, but the term does not include punitive or exemplary damages;
             (5)      "Past damages," any damages that have accrued when the damages findings are made, including any punitive or exemplary damages allowed by law; and
             (6)      "Qualified insurer," any insurer, self-insurer, plan, or arrangement approved pursuant to § 21-3A-12.

Source: SL 1986, ch 163, § 1.


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