Florida Supreme Court forbids parents from signing waivers on behalf of children

Posted Wednesday, March 18, 2009 11:22 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Gatorland's "Trainer for a Day" is the ultimate natural thrill ride: a two-hour chance for guests to work alongside reptile trainers as they handle the theme park's signature tenants. It used to be open to children as young as 12. But in February, Gatorland made it an adults-only experience. The move was among the earliest responses to a recent Florida Supreme Court decision that parents do not have authority to sign away children's right to sue before they take part in potentially dangerous commercial activities.

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