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Bench Press 38-4: “Ski Buddy” Liability

Mark Kennedy of Colorado died on a heli-skiing expedition when he fell into a tree well.  His widow claimed that he had been paired with a “ski-buddy” who was contractually obliged to stay close to him, keep him in sight and assist or alert guides and other skiers if he saw that his buddy needed […]


Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell
Teresa Mitchell is the former Editor and Legal Writer for LawNow at the Centre for Public Legal Education Alberta.

Civil Liability in Sports

The very nature of sport entices participants with the lure of competition, physical and mental challenge, and the pursuit of excellence, but success goes hand in hand with training and the potential for injury. While most injuries result from our own participation and the inherent risks of the sport, occasionally they are the result of […]


Laura Zurowski
Laura Zurowski is a lawyer with the firm of Fraser Milner in Edmonton, Alberta.

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