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Adventure and the law

Kuhne, Cecil C., III, 1952- author

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  • Creator By Cecil B. Kuhne III, Tort Trial and Insurance Practice Section, American Bar Association
  • Format Books
  • Publication First edition. Chicago, IL : American Bar Association, 2014.
  • Physical Details
    • x, 141 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
  • ISBNs 9781627223539, 1627223533
  • OCLC ocn865180017

Contents

  • Heli-skiing : a hazardous sport? -- Car racing : the dreaded tire blow-out -- Snowboarding : the issue of inherent danger -- Mountain biking : beware the automobile -- Spelunking : a thorny question of waiver -- Snowmobiling : whether governmental immunity applies -- Scuba diving: assuming the risk -- Sailboat racing: was the collision negligent? -- Sea kayaking: a failed rescue attempt -- Jet skiing: more dangerous than it looks -- Whitewater rafting: construing the liability release -- Bungee jumping: a long way down -- Hot air ballooning: a matter of insurance coverage -- Parachuting: the duty to warn -- Mountain climbing: the ascent of Devils Tower -- Skydiving: following a little too close -- Appendix 1. paddling down the middle fork -- Appendix 2. colliding snowboards -- Appendix 3. bungee failure -- Appendix 4. the big jump