Outdoor Rereation Insurance, Risk Management, and Law


Outdoor Recreation Insurance, Risk Management and Law

Outdoor Recreation Insurance, Risk Management and Law is designed to serve as a reference manual for students and industry in the outdoor recreation community. The book is designed to take the reader from the basics of law through understanding specific defenses for the outdoor recreation industry. The book then looks at all the ways a business program or activity can protect itself from litigation for specific activity areas such as skiing, whitewater rafting and other recreational activities. The book provides a complete opportunity for the reader to learn risk management insurance and the legal issues affecting their business, program or non-profit.

Chapter 1 Outdoor Recreation Risk Management, Law, and Insurance: An Overview

Chapter 2 U.S. Legal System and Legal Research

Chapter 3 Risk 

Chapter 4 Risk, Accidents, and Litigation: Why People Sue

Chapter 5 Law

Chapter 6 Statutes that Affect Outdoor Recreation

Chapter 7 Preinjury Contracts to Prevent Litigation: Releases

Chapter 8 Defenses to Claims

Chapter 9 Minors

Chapter 10 Skiing and Ski Areas

Chapter 11 Other Commercial Recreational Activities

Chapter 12 Water Sports, Paddlesports, and water-based activities

Chapter 13 Rental Programs

Chapter 14 Insurance

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