Assumption of Risk Doctrine

1 minuteread by Gary Huddleston

Assumption of Risk Doctrine — a common law defense that has been used to pass the responsibility for loss or injury onto the injured party by asserting that the individual had knowledge and understanding of the hazards involved in the undertaking and is therefore not entitled to recovery for the loss. Legal decisions have eroded and narrowed the applicability of this defense.

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1 minuteread by Gary Huddleston

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