Assumption of risk

Dictionary: 
Ballentine's Law Dictionary

A term of the contract of employment, expressed or implied from the circumstances of the employment, by which the servant agrees that dangers of injury obviously incident to the discharge of his duty shall be at his risk. See 48 L. R. A. 68.

Author: 
James A. Ballentine
Publisher: 
The Bobbs-Merrill Company
Year Published: 
1916
Genre: 
Law Dictionary