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constructive notice

Constructive notice is presumed knowledge of facts and circumstances by the party responsible to know or take notice of such facts and circumstances. Constructive notice is a legal fiction where a reasonably diligent person is assumed to have known about something even if they did not receive actual notice.

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For example, a defendant should have had knowledge of the defective or dangerous condition given the obvious nature of the condition and the defendant's involvement with the property.