casualty category

casualty category

A term used to specifically classify a casualty for reporting purposes based upon the casualty type and the casualty status. Casualty categories include killed in action, died of wounds received in action, and wounded in action. See also casualty; casualty status; casualty type; duty status - whereabouts unknown; missing.
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Global War on Terrorism--Operation Iraqi Freedom by casualty category within service: March 19, 2003 through September 5, 2009 [Internet].
The Defense Manpower Data Center reports, which come out periodically and are broken down by casualty category,' do keep a running count ofself-inflicted deaths -- but because some cases are listed as 'pending,' and can be moved into the 'confirmed' category months later, it's tricky to get an accurate tally by calendar year."
a casualty category applicable to a hostile casualty, other than the victim of a terrorist activity, who has incurred an injury due to an external agent or cause.
In the property and casualty category, Progressive Corp.
In this case and for insurance purposes, the Lloyd's List has located the event under the "earthquake" casualty category of losses, and such a proximate cause of loss would likely be included with a sub-limit, in an "all risk" form of Commercial Inland Marine cover often employed at Shipyards, Port Warehouses, and Container yards.