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Risks, Rewards, and Recreational Liability Conference

April 16, 2010

April 16, 2010
Northeast Utilities
Berlin, CT

Attorney Beth Critton will co-present with Paul Sanford for the event entitled "Law and Liability."

This discussion will highlight where there are legal problems or gaps in the law that could be fixed.
1) Federal law, state law, and case law. Who is protected? Volunteers? Organizations? Municipalities? Landowners? Outfitters?
2) What about sovereign immunity?
3) Have there been recent changes in Connecticut?
4) Weird court rulings.
5) Common mistakes and how to avoid them.
6) Do waivers work?
7) What about known hazards? To warn or not to warn.
8) Special concerns for children, the handicapped, others?

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