Re: Release form
Ted Burton (egburton@VALINT.NET)
Thu, 17 Sep 1998 05:38:35 -0700
At 19:03 -0700 on 9/16/98, Craig Hall mailed Release form:
> Are release forms done on an event-to-event basis or
>is there one that encompasses all events in a period? Also, does anybody
>have an example of the one that they use.
Acknowledgments of risk and releases of liability can be written for a
whole season or for a particular event. In most states there is no form
that is a 'magic bullet.' Whether what you do is worth more than the paper
it's typed on is really a question for an attorney familiar with court
cases in your State.
Generally speaking, Courts are not fond of releases given in advance. In
some states there is a statutory exemption from liability for recreational
programs for anything other than pretty deliberate screw-ups or otherwise
truly obnoxious conduct. Do not rely on any assumption you are OK in your
Somewhere in the ranks of the parents of your boys or the Council office
resources, will be an attorney who has worked in this sort of area in your
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