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PER INFORTUNIUM Definition & Legal Meaning

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Lat. By misadventure. In- criminal law. homicide per in- fortunium is committed where a man, doing a lawful act, without any intention of hurt, unfortunately kills another. 4 Bl. Comm. 182.


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