A Break in the Action

Kozlowski, James
July 2003
Parks & Recreation;Jul2003, Vol. 38 Issue 7, p30
Discusses the case Koffman v. Garnett wherein the Virginia Supreme Court found evidence that the coach's use of physical force to demonstrate a technique unreasonably increased the risk of injury to the participant. Facts of the case; Definition of gross negligence; Details of the dissenting opinion.


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