Doctrine Of Consent Will Blossom Again In Calif.

Law360, New York (October 4, 2013, 12:10 PM EDT) -- “It is a fundamental principle of the common law that volenti non fit injuria — to one who is willing, no wrong is done.”[1] This bedrock concept is embodied in the doctrine of consent, which has been a staple in tort law from its very beginnings. And though tort law has been the longest-standing means of addressing environmental concerns, the doctrine of consent is in only a nascent stage of its evolution with respect to contamination cases in California.

It was first applied just a little...
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