inherently dangerous

adjective
in·​her·​ent·​ly dangerous

Legal Definition of inherently dangerous

1 : of, relating to, or being an activity or occupation whose nature presents a risk of grave injury without the use of and sometimes despite the use of special skill and care
2 : of, relating to, or being an instrumentality or product that poses a risk of danger stemming from its nature and not from a defect

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“Inherently dangerous.” Merriam-Webster.com Legal Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/legal/inherently%20dangerous. Accessed 25 Sep. 2021.

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