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August 06, 2010


Barry Doyle

Even where they are not enforceable, having people sign waivers discourages them from pursuing an otherwise valid claim because they are unaware that the waiver cannot be enforced. They figure that they signed the waiver, that's it and never seek the legal advice they need. Not only are there many states which don't enforce them, the states that do have gaping expections to their enforcement. Bottom line for people who are hurt is that they should not take the business' word for it that the waiver is enforceable, they should get an independent legal opinion on this.

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