external, violent, or accidental means


external, violent, or accidental means
A disjunctive statement of coverage in an accident insurance policy, so that if an injury is external and violent, it need not be accidental in order to be covered. 29A Am J Rev ed Ins § 1165. See accidental means; violent means.

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