risk


risk
The chance of injury or loss. The peril of loss or injury to the insured which is protected by an insurance policy. Physicians' Defense Co. v Cooper (CA9 Cal) 199 F 576. See assumption of risk.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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