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What is an assumption risk?
Assumption of risk is a defense in the law of torts, which bars or reduces a plaintiff's right to recovery against a negligent tortfeasor if the defendant can demonstrate that the plaintiff wanted and 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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Assumption of risk is a defense in the law of torts, which bars or reduces a plaintiff's right to recovery against a negligent tortfeasor if the defendant can demonstrate that the plaintiff wanted and 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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