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PERSON
Generally, a human being. Legally, a "person" may statutorily include a corporation, partnership, trustee, legal representative, etc.
ALSO SEE: MAXIMUM MEDICAL IMPROVEMENT, WRONGFUL DEATH ACTION, MALICIOUS PROSECUTION, GRANTOR OR SETTLOR, NEGLIGENCE PER SE, SURVIVAL STATUTES, GROSS NEGLIGENCE, SPRINKLING TRUST, SURVIVAL ACTION, INHERITANCE TAX, DOUBLE JEOPARDY, COURT REPORTER, WRONGFUL DEATH, BENCH WARRANT, SLIP AND FALL, AMICUS CURIAE, SELF-DEFENSE, SUBROGATION, HANDICAPPED, EXTRADITION, BENEFICIARY, GRAND JURY, TORTFEASOR, LAW CLERKS, NEGLIGENCE, INJUNCTION, DEFAMATION, BANKRUPTCY, ESTATE TAX, FIDUCIARY, PLAINTIFF, DEFENDANT, ADULTERY, CRIMINAL, TESTATOR, ATTORNEY, GUARDIAN, DECEDENT, MITTIMUS, JUVENILE, NO FAULT, ASBESTOS, DOMICILE, ACCIDENT, AFFIANT, SUMMONS, TRUSTEE, LAWYER, ESTATE, LIABLE, TRUST, FRAUD, USER, WILL, OATH, LIEN

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