Legal Question in Business Law in Virginia

martial arts school

If i have a martial arts school and make all students signed notarized waivers of liability can that hold up in court without insurance?

Asked on 6/25/08, 6:25 pm

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David Kaufman Kaufman Law, A Professional Corporation
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You can try but in Virginia it will not hold up for minors. It may work under some circumstances for adults if the waiver is properly worded.

This is a question I get on a regular basis and which is discussed somewhat on the website

You can go there for more information.

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Answered on 6/25/08, 6:41 pm
Ruth Emily Kochard Ruth Emily Kochard, Counselor at Law
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Although waivers may under certain circumstances be enforceable they should not be considered a substitute for insurance. Even in a case where the waiver is enforceable and works to bar recovery it will not necessarily prevent the claim from being brought.

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Answered on 6/26/08, 3:30 am

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