Project

Recreational Injuries: Liability and Waivers in Commercial Leisure Activities (1994)

Project Status: LRC Reports
Project Contact: British Columbia Law Institute
Telephone Number: (604) 822-0142
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Overview

Keywords: civil; liability; tort; personal; injury; death; recreation; risk; inherent; sport; leisure; activity; accident; exclusion; waiver; release; ticket; notice; duty of care; contributory; negligence; commercial; operator; skiing; premises; safety; spectator; user; skier; minor; Waldick v. Malcolm; hazard; occupier; entrant; claim; non-profit; insurance; disability

Existing law recognizes that most forms of physical recreation involve some inherent risk, but when accidents occur it is not always easy to determine whether it is within the domain of risk implicitly assumed by those engaging in a sport. This project examines the liability of operators of commercial recreational activities for personal injury or death, with specific emphasis on skiing.

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Reports

140. Report on Recreational Injuries: Liability and Waivers in Commercial Leisure Activities

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Backgrounders

Report on Recreational Injuries: Liability and Waivers in Commercial Leisure Activities

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