Plaintiff, a United Parcel Service [UPS] delivery driver, was injured when he lifted a box with a shipping label prepared by a university that inaccurately stated the weight on the box. Concluding the university owed no duty to plaintiff and that the doctrine of primary assumption of the risk applies, the trial court granted summary […]
While exiting a haunted house attraction, a patron was confronted by a final scare known as the “Carrie” effect—so named because, like the horror film Carrie, patrons are led to believe the attraction is over, only to be met by one more extreme fright.
Prior to plaintiff’s participation in a kickboxing class at defendant’s sports club, she signed a one-page agreement which advised that use of the facility naturally involves a risk of injury which she understands and voluntarily accepts. Thereafter, while performing a roundhouse kick, after being instructed on technique, plaintiff injured her knee. In opposition to defendant’s […]