volenti non fit injuria
- A Latin principle stating that someone who willingly enters a risky situation cannot claim damages for any harm that results
- According to the principle of volenti non fit injuria, he could not sue for injuries from the bull-riding competition because he knowingly participated.
- She attempted to sue the company for stress, but her complaint was dismissed under the rule of volenti non fit injuria, as she had willingly taken on the high-pressure job.
- The court ruled volenti non fit injuria and therefore, since he knew the risks of extreme sports, he could not claim for the injuries he received.