secondary assumption of risk


secondary assumption of risk
Such occurs when individual voluntarily encounters known, appreciated risk without an intended manifestation by that individual that he consents to relieve another of his duty. Calvert v. Garvey Elevators, Inc., 236 Kan. 570, 694 P.2d 433, 437

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