Title 51, Chapter 4, Section 1
As used in this chapter, the term:
(1) "Full value of the life of the decedent, as shown by the
evidence" means the full value of the life of the decedent without
deducting for any of the necessary or personal expenses of the
decedent had he lived.
(2) "Homicide" includes all cases in which the death of a human
being results from a crime, from criminal or other negligence, or
from property which has been defectively manufactured, whether or
not as the result of negligence.