Recreation Safety Act: SB 79 (2011)
Grants parents the right to release or waive a minor
Grants parents the right to release or waive a minor child’s prospective claim for negligence against the provider of a sport or recreational opportunity in which the minor participates. Provides that only a parent may sign a waiver or release form and it need not be signed by the minor. A parent may not waive a minor’s prospective claim against the provider for willful, wanton or reckless acts.
ATRA President Tiger Joyce writes about trial lawyers’ latest pet project – business interruption lawsuits against insurance companies in the wake of COVID-19.
ATRA reports West Virginia attorney general candidates’ inaction on transparency code pledge.
ATRA announces two Utah candidates for attorney general signing its AG transparency code pledge.
A Washington controlled by Democrats would be a bonanza for the trial bar, writes W.J. Kennedy for Legal Newsline.
ATRA supports the SAFE TO WORK Act as part of the Senate’s HEALS Act legislative package for coronavirus relief.