Case Comment – Wong v. Lok’s Martial Arts Centre Inc. (2009)

Victor Wong, a 12-year-old boy, was injured after being thrown to the floor during a sparring session at Lok’s Martial Arts Centre.  Wong’s mother, … [Read more...]

Using Waiver Agreements in Sports

Question: When I register my child for a sport program, we are asked to sign a waiver form. Do these have any legal meaning? Answer: Any … [Read more...]

Case Comment: Kettunen v. Sicamous Fireman’s Club (1999) British Columbia Supreme Court

Court decisions are a critical source of information about the proper interpretation of the laws and rules that govern so many of our actions. Our … [Read more...]

Waivers – A How-To Guide

Waivers of liability are commonplace in sport, fitness and outdoor programs. Most active people have at one time or another signed a waiver. Most … [Read more...]

Waivers – A Risk Management Technique

In the last issue we explained how contributory negligence was one defense against liability for negligence. "Waiver of liability agreements" … [Read more...]

Using Waivers in University Programs and Facilities

Waivers of liability are commonplace in sport, fitness and outdoor programs. Most active people have at one time or another signed a waiver. Most … [Read more...]