May 22, 2010 /24-7PressRelease/ —
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. As the court noted, child liability waivers protect businesses at the expense of children, which hardly seems a reasonable balancing of interests.
Accordingly, the Florida Supreme Court held that in the absence of a statute clearly permitting child liability waivers,
This was written by Charles “Reb” Gregg in September, 2006. Mr. Gregg provides some invaluable information regarding indemnification agreements. Mr. Gregg is a practicing attorney in Houston, Texas specializing in adventure law and may be reached at 800 Bering Drive, Suite 100, Houston, Texas 77057.
An indemnification is an agreement between two parties that addresses the possibility of a claim against one of them by a third party.
The party granting the indemnity (the “indemnitor”) promises the person indemnified (the “indemnitee”) that it,
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No visitor to Ecuador can see and experience all of the country. Mary and I saw the activities described in the Part I and Part II of this series. Here are a few more observations in this final Part of our Ecuador series.
In the Banos area, hot springs abound because Banos is at the foot of an active volcano – so active that its eruptions a year or two ago endangered the town and destroyed one road leading into the town.
by Charles R. Gregg
Reb Gregg is a leading attorney, lecturer and writer in legal liability issues for adventure, education and recreation based outdoor programs. He is a true expert in the area of risk management.
The primary purpose of a risk management plan is not the avoidance of legal liability. Rather, it is the maintenance of a quality program; that is, one which deals reasonably and fairly with its clients or students and their families.