under the influence of an intoxicant

under the influence of an intoxicant
Under so much influence from intoxicant as impairs the ability of the subject to care for himself. Kuroske v Aetna Life Ins. Co. 234 Wis 394, 291 NW 384, 127 ALR 1505 (clause in accident insurance policy excluding from coverage injuries sustained while under the influence of an intoxicant). See driving while intoxicated.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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