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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.

 

 


Rafael Mangual
Project Manager,
Legal Policy
rmangual@manhattan-institute.org

Katherine Lazarski
Manhattan Institute
klazarski@manhattan-institute.org

 

Published by the Manhattan Institute

The Manhattan Insitute's Center for Legal Policy.