California Supreme Court rules amusement parks can't be sued for risks "inherent" to rides

Posted Wednesday, January 2, 2013 4:21 PM | Contributed by rollergator

The California Supreme Court, protecting providers of risky recreational activities from lawsuits, decided Monday that bumper car riders may not sue amusement parks over injuries stemming from the inherent nature of the attraction. The 6-1 decision may be cited to curb liability for a wide variety of activities — such as jet skiing, ice skating and even participating in a fitness class, lawyers in the case said.

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