TITLE

THE "INHERENT RISK" DOCTRINE, AMATEUR COACHING NEGLIGENCE, AND THE GOAL OF LOSS AVOIDANCE

AUTHOR(S)
Fitzgerald, Timothy B.
PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Northwestern University Law Review;Winter2005, Vol. 99 Issue 2, p889
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explains the normative view of sports-related liability predicated upon the goal of deterring needless injury among athletes. Need for the courts to abandon primary implied assumption of risk associated with amateur coaching; Information on the inherent risk doctrine of the U.S.; Background on the goal of loss avoidance.
ACCESSION #
16941062

 

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