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“Snow Cases”: PART III – Waivers Enforced in Skiing and Snow Boarding Cases

By Doyice Cotten

Five “Snow” cases have been presented in the previous two posts. Two more will be examined in this post.

Bagley v. Mt. Bachelor, Inc. (2013) – Colorado

This case was discussed in some detail in the February 11, 2013 post entitled “Oregon Addresses a Parental Waiver for the First Time.” The case involved a minor who reached the age of majority shortly after his father signed a liability waiver enabling him to snowboard on Mt.

“Snow Cases”: PART II – Waivers Enforced in Two Colorado Cases

By Doyice Cotten

Three snow tubing cases were discussed in last week’s post. Two more “snow” cases will be examined in this post with two more to follow next week.

Two Colorado cases are examined here. One case involves the enforcement of waivers in snow mobile rental case while the other involves a skiing accident.

Salazar v. On the Trail Rentals

Salazar v.

Colorado Parental Waiver Statute Applied by Courts

By Doyice Cotten

In 2003, the Colorado legislature passed a statute providing that parents have the authority to contract, on behalf of their child, to relieve a provider from liability for its negligence in the event the child is injured during participation (C.R.S. 13-27-107 (2003). Among other things the statute provides

(IV) Parents make conscious choices every day on behalf of their children concerning the risks and benefits of participation in activities that may involve risk;