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October 20, 2004

Disclaimer-shredding on the slopes

Continuing a trend toward expanding liability for recreation providers, the Connecticut Supreme Court this summer made it harder for ski operators to disclaim responsibility for customers' collisions. It didn't seem to matter that a state statute sets forth a principle that skiers assume the risk of collisions. The Connecticut Law Tribune has details. For more on Connecticut recreational liability, see Overlawyered, Sept. 27, 1999.

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