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Personal Injury 101: Assumption of Risk

Personal Injury 101: Assumption of Risk

In today’s edition of Personal Injury 101, we’re taking a look at Assumption of Risk and why it’s important for you to be familiar with it.

Assumptions of risk are for personal injury cases involving torts. A tort is a civil wrong, either intentional or unintentional, for which redress can be sought in court.  In a nutshell, a tort lawsuit is when the injured party (plaintiff) sues the supposed wrongdoer (defendant).