Maine Revised Statutes

§3086. Definitions

As used in this chapter, unless the context otherwise indicates, the following terms have the following meanings. [1987, c. 494, (NEW).]

1. Acquired brain injury.  "Acquired brain injury" means an insult to the brain resulting directly or indirectly from trauma, anoxia, vascular lesions or infection, which:
A. Is not of a degenerative or congenital nature; [1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §26 (NEW).]
B. Can produce a diminished or altered state of consciousness resulting in impairment of cognitive abilities or physical functioning; [1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §26 (NEW).]
C. Can result in the disturbance of behavioral or emotional functioning; [1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §26 (NEW).]
D. Can be either temporary or permanent; and [1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §26 (NEW).]
E. Can cause partial or total functional disability or psychosocial maladjustment. [1989, c. 501, Pt. P, §26 (NEW).]
[ 2011, c. 293, §1 (AMD) .]
1987, c. 494, (NEW). 1989, c. 501, §P26 (AMD). 2011, c. 293, §1 (AMD).