Assumption of Risk

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Assumption of Risk

1. In law, an agreement by which one party takes on the risk of another party, often for some compensation.

2. In torts, a defense in a lawsuit in which the defendant argues that the plaintiff took a risky action after having been informed of risks in such a way that a reasonable person would understand such risks. This limits the defendant's liability in the lawsuit. However, some states limit the use of the assumption of risk defense.
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SSgA's well-tested operational environment, and deep knowledge of risk management, differentiates the firm along with its global reach and experience managing across the entire spectrum of asset classes.
Jess is an extraordinarily talented and seasoned professional who brings tremendous knowledge of risk management to his new role," said David Sambol, President and Chief Operating Officer of Countrywide Financial Corporation.
Tony Goncalves's expertise in the bio-pharma industry, along with his in depth knowledge of risk management, makes him an excellent addition to our board," said Advance Nanotech CEO Magnus Gittins.
Steps you can take to reduce your colon cancer risk - A Cancer Prevention quiz to test your knowledge of risk factors - Useful information and details on screening procedures - Other online resources of information and statistics on colon cancer - Frequently asked questions and answers about colon cancer
We believe that her strategic insight and knowledge of risk management will significantly enhance our capabilities in this area.
The study also revealed that race/ethnicity, education level and knowledge of risk factors for oral cancers were predictors of awareness of an oral cancer examination.
A report in the October 2003 issue (Volume 17, Number 10) of AIDS Patient Care and STDs reviews the disparities in HIV infection rates in African Americans, the reasons for these differences, issues concerning adherence to drug regimens and patient compliance, and approaches to managing African-American patients that can help increase awareness and knowledge of risk factors for disease and improve diagnosis and treatment.
RAMPART consists of a user interface, a threatening-events database and an expert system of rules that embody an agency's knowledge about buildings and tenants and Sandia's knowledge of risk analysis.
Because knowledge of risk can often mean better cancer survival, high risk patients and their families can benefit from early identification and evaluation," said Timothy J.
Dave brings the experience and extensive knowledge of risk and energy markets required for Mobius to continue on the path of our early success," said Eric Melvin, president & CEO, Mobius Risk Group.
The extensive knowledge of risk matters that Heidi Hutter brings to the table will be a valuable asset to our board.
Our knowledge of risk, our financial resilience and long-term investment horizons enable us to offer effective support for climate protection while making the most out of long-term opportunities for our clients," said Oliver Bte, Chief Executive Officer of Allianz SE.
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