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nonfatal

(ˌnɒnˈfeɪtəl)
adj
not resulting in or capable of causing death
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Adj.1.nonfatal - not bringing death; "nonfatal heart attack"
fatal - bringing death
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According to official figures, the riots resulted in the deaths of 790 Muslims and 254 Hindus; 2,500 people were injured nonfatally, and 223 more were reported missing.
The study also found that motorcyclists were almost 28 times more likely to be nonfatally injured than motor vehicle drivers.
2d 284 (1980), the Court extended Gaudet to personal injury actions, holding that "general maritime law authorizes the wife of a harbor worker injured nonfatally aboard a vessel in state territorial waters to maintain an action for damages for the loss of her husband's society." (66) Considering the policies established by Congress in the Jones Act and DOHSA, the court denied recovery and pointed out the anomalies such recovery would create:
This habituation may be accomplished by nonfatally injuring oneself physically; by rehearsing such acts mentally; or even by observing such acts by others.
(43) What was important was whether the officers' actions were objectively reasonable based upon the facts known to them at the time and not a "hindsight determination that there was in fact no emergency." (44) The Court concluded that "it was reasonable to believe that Fisher had hurt himself (albeit nonfatally) and needed treatment that in his rage he was unable to provide, or that Fisher was about to hurt, or had already hurt, someone else." (45)
of nonfatally injured Characteristic occupants * Rate ([dagger]) (95% CI) Overall 2,317,000 1,007.5 (832.2-1,182.8) Sex Men 1,016,000 906.6 (750.7-1,062.5) Women 1,301,000 1,104.2 (905.4-1,302.9) Age group (yrs) 18-24 589,000 1,939.2 (1,559.1-2,319.3) 25-34 554,000 1,322.4 (1,087.0-1,557.8) 35-44 420,000 1,010.5 (838.7-1,182.2) 45-54 364,000 817.1 (665.1-969.1) 55-64 217,000 624.2 (516.9-731.6) >65 175,000 443.4 (349.4-537.4) Abbreviation: CI = confidence interval.