Express Assumption of Risk Law and Legal Definition

"Express assumption of the risk is defined as an “agreement in advance that defendant need not use reasonable care for the benefit of plaintiff and would not be liable for the consequence of conduct that would otherwise be negligent.” Dockery v. United States, 2009 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 94389, 16-17 (N.D.N.Y Oct. 8, 2009)