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Waivers OK in Montana – New Statute

By Doyice Cotten

For years there have been three states that prohibit the enforcement of pre-injury liability waivers: Louisiana, Montana, and Virginia. Now there are only two as the Montana Legislature has passed HB0204. Granted, there are a few more states in which courts are rather reluctant to enforce waivers.

Some of the reasoning behind the statute included getting maximal participation and availability of sports and recreational activities for residents and visitors; the fundamental right of people to decide on activities and contracts;