Less than two weeks after the Pennsylvania Supreme Court granted allocatur in a case where a woman, despite signing a liability release, was allowed to bring claims against a ski resort for injuries she suffered when falling from a ski lift, a split three-judge panel of the Superior Court has denied a different appellant that same success. While the broad statements in the liability release form in the earlier case worked in the appellant's favor, it hurt the plaintiff in the later case.
Liability Release Works at One Ski Resort, but Not Another
The Legal Intelligencer
September 20, 2007