apprehension of injury
- The basis of a duty to avoid injury, an essential element of negligence. 38 Am J1st Negl § 24. Also, an essential of the defense of assumption of risk. Edwards v Kirk, 227 Iowa 684, 288 NW 875.
Ballentine's law dictionary. Anderson, W.S.. 1998.
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