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Volenti Non Fit Injuria

volenti non fit injuria

: to one who is willing no harm is done used as a common-law maxim expressing the principle that one is not injured when a risk is voluntarily assumed compare assumption of risk



Source: Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of Law ©1996. Merriam-Webster, Incorporated. Published under license with Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.

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