The table featured below is an excerpt from Waivers & Releases of Liability by Doyice & Mary Cotten. Providers should examine this table closely before deciding which format they want to use for a waiver.
Comparison of Waiver Formats
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The following article is excerpted, in large part, from the 7th edition of Waivers & Releases of Liability by Doyice and Mary Cotten. It addresses some questions facing many providers that make extensive use of waivers.
Businesses generally do not have an unlimited amount of storage space and the questions arise: Which records do I need to keep?
This Table is excerpted from the 7th edition of Waivers & Releases of Liability by Doyice and Mary Cotten.
Have you ever wondered “What is the difference between assumption of risk and a waiver?” What about “‘What exactly is the function of a waiver?”
This article by Doyice Cotten originally appeared in Fitness Management. Sport, fitness, and recreation professionals often describe a situation involving an injury and ask if they are liable. This article will help others to quickly determine if he or she might be liable in an injury situation.
Doyice Cotten summarizes four recent cases involving health clubs. The first three are appellate cases from Minnesota and the fourth is a New Jersey Supreme Court case. These cases re-emphasize the importance of unambiguous waivers. One might say that two of the three Minnesota cases involve gross negligence or willful and wanton actions,
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In 2008, the Florida Supreme Court held that parents who sign liability waivers allowing their children to participate in risky adventure activities are endangering their children’s property and estate, and therefore not acting in their children’s best interest.
This article by Alexander “Sandie” Pendleton addresses some of the concerns regarding the validity of online waivers. Mr Pendleton is with Kohner, Mann, and Kailis of Milwaukee.
Do courts enforce waiver agreements that are entered into electronically,
This article by Alexander “Sandie” Pendleton sums up some key issues involved in the recent Woodman v. Kera (2010) case in which the Michigan Supreme Court held parental waivers to be unenforceable. A five-year-old was injured in an inflatable bounce area at a birthday party.
Julie I. Fershtman, Attorney at Law gives accurate answers to some important questions about waivers.
A few years ago, a major equine magazine interviewed me on the topic of releases of liability (sometimes called “waivers”) that are used in equine-related activities.
This article was written by Julie I. Fershtman, Attorney at Law (www.equinelaw.net). She offers expert comment on a timely question regarding liability waivers.
Dear Ms. Fershtman:
My friend gave me some form liability releases and boarding contracts.