Friday, June 03, 2005

Jury says snowboard industry not liable

In what could have been an industry shattering case, the first ever product liability case for snowboard bindings, a jury has ruled in favor of the industry by citing that the snowboard company Nidecker is not liable. Sadly, in February of 2002 Kate Svitek, an employee at Mount Bachelor, died after falling head first into a tree well.

Where is the line between accidents and liability of gear manufacturers for accidents that happen from adventure with said gear? Keep litigation in check.

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