Legal Liability in Recreation and Sports
An informative resource written to help prevent the occurrence of accidents and property loss and to help counteract excessive legal claims. Expanded new edition includes updated charts and trends, over 30 new case studies, and teaching scenarios with questions for class discussion and application. In addition, included are new chapters on Adventure recreation, Sports and disabilities, Waivers, and Risk management and needs assessment.
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Overview of Trends Risk and Legal Liability
Protection Issues and Governmental Immunity
The Legal Process
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