ERIC Number: EJ397774
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1989
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Assumption of Risk and Its Effect on School Liability for Athletic Injuries.
Bjorklun, Eugene C.
West's Education Law Reporter, v55 n2 p349-60 Oct 26 1989
Examines the defenses of contributory negligence and assumption of risk for protection from liability for school athletic injuries. Advises school personnel to adhere to court decisions that define what schools owe their athletic team participants: (1) instruction; (2) supervision; (3) equipment; (4) medical treatment; and (5) selection and matching of participants. (MLF)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Legal/Legislative/Regulatory Materials; Opinion Papers
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