fireman's rule

noun
fire·​man's rule

Legal Definition of fireman's rule

: a doctrine holding that a property owner or occupant is not liable for unintentional injuries suffered by firefighters or police officers in responding to a problem on the property

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“Fireman's rule.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/fireman%27s%20rule. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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