foreseeable risk

foreseeable risk

n. a danger which a reasonable person should anticipate as the result from his/her actions. Foreseeable risk is a common affirmative defense put up as a response by defendants in lawsuits for negligence. A skier hits a bump on a ski run, falls and breaks his leg. This is a foreseeable risk of skiing. A mother is severely injured while accompanying her child on a roller coaster when the car jumps the track and comes loose. While there is potential risk, she had the right to anticipate that the roller coaster was properly maintained and did not assume the risk that it would come apart. Signs that warn "use at your own risk" do not bar lawsuits for risks that are not foreseeable. (See: foreseeability)

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The lawsuit focuses on whether the Company and its executives violated federal securities laws by making false and/or misleading statements and/or failing to disclose that: (1) Eagle's internal controls and procedures and compliance policies were inadequate; (2) the foregoing shortcoming created a foreseeable risk of heightened regulatory scrutiny and the need for the Company to undertake its own internal investigations; and (3) as a result, the Company's public statements were materially false and misleading at all relevant times.
Seven turnstiles were allocated to 10,100 Liverpool supporters with terrace tickets, which prosecutors argued created a foreseeable risk of creating a large build-up.
The allegation centred on turnstile arrangements, with jurors deciding the allocation of seven turnstiles for 10,100 fans with terrace tickets created a foreseeable risk of creating a large build up of fans.
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2.7.2 Conditions shall be regarded as dangerous if there is actual and foreseeable risk to the safety of any player or umpire.
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In their argument, the employees contended that since UPMC collected employees' sensitive personal data and stored it on its internet-accessible computer systems, it was under a duty to exercise reasonable care to protect them from the foreseeable risk that third parties would attempt to access and pilfer that information.
But the rule is subject to two exceptions: if there is a special relationship between the plaintiff and the school and the harm to the plaintiff is foreseeable or if the school's own conduct creates a foreseeable risk of injury to a foreseeable plaintiff.
The legal team for DB Cargo said issues for the jury to consider included what the extent was of the firm's undertaking to ensure people's safety, what the level of foreseeable risk was, what steps had been taken to manage the risk and what steps had been taken to discharge its duty.
something of not just children but children as " The legal team for DB Cargo said issues for the jury to consider included what the extent was of the firm's undertaking to ensure people's safety, what the level of foreseeable risk was, what steps had been taken to manage the risk and what steps had been taken to discharge its duty.
"We will do everything within our power to ensure that no University of Maryland student-athlete is ever again put in a situation where his or her safety and life are at foreseeable risk," university President Wallace Loh said.
Mugambi added: "It is the duty of the court to ensure that any security tendered or offered is free from foreseeable risk arising from any illegality."