Sante Fe, NM asked in Business Law for New Mexico

Q: If we have our customers sign a release about personal injury claims are we off the hook?

We are starting a travel/adventure company.

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David Alan Wolf
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David Alan Wolf
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A: Many courts do not favor release waivers especially those that attempt to waive away all bad acts and negligence on behalf of the company. These waivers are often challenged. You should see the advice of a business attorney in your state to review the particular release you are using to determine if it shields the company from liability.

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