LRC Reports

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

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.

Project Downloads

Below you will find additional, relevant and specific documentation, backgrounders, research, resources, media releases and summaries that have been, or will be incorporated into our final publications and study papers.
If you have questions about these or other specific documents, please reach out to BCLI using our contact page or at the bottom of each page of our website.