liability waiver

Liability waivers and the personal injury lawsuit

Liability waivers are often a point of dispute in legal circles. In some cases, businesses may use waivers to shield themselves from the consequences of neglecting their duty of care. For instance, this blog recently looked at Woodhouse v. Snow Valley Resorts, a personal injury lawsuit in which Elizabeth Woodhouse sought compensation for injuries sustained …

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Are liability waivers a thing of the past?

For active Ontarians, liability waivers are a fact of life. If you’re a member of a fitness centre or recreational sports leagues, or enjoy participating in outdoor activities or visiting amusement parks, you’ve probably filled out a large number of waivers that aim to reduce companies’ risk of being held liable for your injuries. But …

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