from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Unusually hazardous: specifically used in insurance in classifying risks.
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Fletcher (1868) (liability for extrahazardous activities).1 Crosscurrents of this kind were perhaps understandable in a field left largely to the judges.
From such a provision for the protection of the fundamental rights of person and property it is a far cry to the conclusion that the people cannot remedy the injustice which inflicts all the consequences of accidents which occur in extrahazardous trades upon the individual who, in practicing that trade, happens to be subjected to the peril.