Must a parent waive the right to hold school personnel/coaches responsible for acts involving negligence if their child gets injured?
Question Details: I am reading through a new private school's contract that specifies a "waiver of liability and hold harmless agreement" pertaining to children who play sports or participate in other school activities. The agreement says this would hold them harmless "regardless of negligence of releases".
If you want your child to play on the team, you have to sign it: a private school is free to require the wavier in exchange for allowing a student to play, and can bar any student from playing if his/her parents will not sign a waiver.
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