STP1446: Responsibilities, and Liabilities for Coaches, Officials, and Leagues with Respect to Safety in Ice Hockey

    Granger, MS
    Senior Partner, Morrison, Mahoney & Miller, Boston, MA

    Augeri, A
    Esquire, Morrison, Mahoney & Miller, Boston, MA

    Pelletier, A
    Esquire, Morrison, Mahoney & Miller, Boston, MA

    Pages: 14    Published: Jan 2004


    Abstract

    This paper seeks to examine new areas of liability for those involved in amateur ice hockey. By exploring recent litigation and programs designed to decrease risk of injury, and consequent liability, this article summarizes key issues affecting coaches, officials and league administrators in the new millennium.

    Keywords:

    coach, ice hockey, league, injury, litigation, liability, hazing, risk management, safety, assumption of the risk, player, official, game, illegal, paralysis, release, manufacturer, intent, premises liability, standards, responsibility, protection lawsuit, volunteer


    Paper ID: STP11619S

    Committee/Subcommittee: F08.15

    DOI: 10.1520/STP11619S


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