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Q: What is an Asssumption of risk?
A: Assumption of risk is a defense in the law of torts, which bars a plaintiff from recovery against a negligent tortfeasor if the defendant can demonstrate that the plaintiff voluntarily and knowingly assumed the risks at issue inherent to the dangerous activity in which he was participating at the time of his injury.
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User: What is an Asssumption of risk?

Weegy: Assumption of risk is a defense in the law of torts, which bars a plaintiff from recovery against a negligent tortfeasor if the defendant can demonstrate that the plaintiff voluntarily and knowingly assumed the risks at issue inherent to the dangerous activity in which he was participating at the time of his injury.

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User: What is Contributory negligence?

Weegy: Contributory negligence in common-law jurisdictions is defense to a claim based on negligence, an action in tort.

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User: Statute of limitations

Weegy: A statute of limitations is an enactment in a common law legal system that sets the maximum time after an event that legal proceedings based on that event may be initiated.

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Asked 4/11/2012 5:12:50 PM
Updated 9/21/2014 11:02:22 AM
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Edited by yumdrea [9/21/2014 11:02:13 AM], Confirmed by yumdrea [9/21/2014 11:02:22 AM]
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