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Laws of Skiing and Patrolling 

Ø  Good Samaritan Acts

Ø  Michigan Liability Protection for Volunteers

Ø  Federal Liability Protection for Volunteers

Ø  Ski Safety Acts

Ø  Michigan Ski Safety Act and Administrative Rules

Ø  Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Cases

Ø  Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Ski Lift and Row Tow Cases

Ø  Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Assumption of Inherent Risk

Ø  Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Skier-Skier Collision Cases

Ø  Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Terrain Park Cases

Ø  Michigan Cases Citing SASA

Ø  Michigan Worker’s Compensation

Ø  Ski Patroller Liability

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Good Samaritan Acts

Summary of Good Samaritan Acts

Summary of Good Samaritan Acts for CPR and AED

 

Colorado Good Samaritan Act for Emergency Care

Colorado Good Samaritan Act for CPR and AED

Michigan Good Samaritan Act for Members of National Ski Patrol

Michigan Good Samaritan Act for Medical Professionals

Michigan Good Samaritan Act for CPR and AED


 

Michigan Liability Protection for Volunteers

Michigan Volunteer Registry

Michigan Governmental Immunity Act

Michigan Good Samaritan Acts

Michigan Emergency Management Act

Federal Liability Protection for Volunteers

Federal Volunteer Protection Act

Ski Safety Acts

Summary of State Ski Safety Acts

Colorado Ski Safety Act

 

Michigan Ski Safety Act and Administrative Rules

Michigan Ski Area Safety Act

Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Skier Notice

Michigan Ski Area Safety Board – General Rules

Michigan Ski Area Safety Board Rules – R408.62

2008 Amendment – R408.62 Regarding Motorized Vehicles  <<<<<< New

Michigan Ski Safety Rules for Patrollers

Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Cases

Michigan Court of Appeals and Supreme Court Docket Search

Barr v. Mt Brighton, Inc, 215 Mich App 512; 546 NW2d 273 (1996)

McCormick v. Go Forward Operating LP, 235 Mich App 551; 599 NW2d 513 (1999) 

Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Ski Lift and Row Tow Cases

Grieb v. Alpine Valley Ski Area, Inc (1986); 155 Mich App 484; 400 NW2d 653

Kent v. Alpine Valley Ski Area (2000), COA #210293, 240 Mich App 731; 613 NW2d 383

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion, (5/5/2000)

Clewell v. Caberfae Skiing (2000), COA #217988

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion, (6/30/2000)

Levinson v. Alpine Valley Ski Area (2001), COA #218943

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion, (3/16/2001)

Bazan v. Crystal Mountain (2002), COA #234646

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion, (10/11/2002)

Feldman v. Mt. Holly Resort (2005), COA #263199

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion, (11/22/2005)

Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Assumption of Inherent Risk

Lewis v. Big Powderhorn Mountain Ski Corp (1976); 69 Mich App 437; 245 NW2d 81

Schmitz v. Cannonsburg Skiing Corp (1988), 170 Mich App 692; 428 NW2d 742

Godde v. Bittersweet (1999), Unpublished

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion, (10/28/1999)

Michigan Court of Appeals, Dissenting Opinion, (10/28/1999)

McGoldrick v. Holiday Amusements (2000), COA #214466

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion, (8/22/2000)

Anderson v. Pine Knob Ski Resort, Inc. (2003), SC Case #227832

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion, (3/26/2002)

Michigan Supreme Court, Opinion, (7/16/2003)

Ajo v. Mt. Holly Resort, Inc. (2006), COA Case #254088   <<<<<<< New

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion, (2/9/2006)

Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Skier-Skier Collision Cases

Hakari v. Ski Brule, Inc, 230 Mich App 352, 356; 584 NW2d 345 (1998)

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion , (6/19/1998)

Rusnak v. Walker, (2006), COA Case #264671, SC Case #133052

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion – Per Curiam, (7/20/2006),
271 Mich App 567, 723 NW2d 210
   Reversed

Michigan Court of Appeals, Order, (8/16/2006), 271 Mich App 801

Michigan Special Court of Appeals, Conflict Opinion, (12/19/2006),
273 Mich App 299
   Final Opinion

Michigan Supreme Court, Order, (9/12/2007)  Leave to Appeal Denied

Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Terrain Park Cases

Barrett v. Mt. Brighton (2006), COA Case #222777, SC Case #126544

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion – Per Curiam, (1/11/2002)   Reversed

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion – On Remand, (6/3/2004)   Reversed

Michigan Court of Appeals, Dissenting Opinion, (6/3/2004)   Final Opinion

Michigan Supreme Court, Order, (3/24/2006)   Final Opinion

Michigan Supreme Court, Amendment to Order, (4/28/2006)   Final Opinion

Michigan Cases Citing SASA

Larson v. Bennett (2004) COA Case #244131 x

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion – Per Curiam, Unpublished (2/12/2004)

Kaufman v. Schaedler (2004) COA Case #249173 x

Michigan Court of Appeals, Opinion – Per Curiam, Unpublished (2/12/2004)

Michigan Worker’s Compensation

Hoste v. Shanty Creek – Michigan Supreme Court

Ski Patroller Liability

Kane v. NSP – California Court of Appeals

Sports Injuries and the Immunity of Coaches, Instructors and Professional Trainers from Liability under California’s Primary Assumption of Risk


Laws of Skiing and Patrolling      

Good Samaritan Acts for Patrollers

Summary of Good Samaritan Acts

Michigan Statute for Members of National Ski Patrol System

Wisconsin Statute for Members of National Ski Patrol System

Will Patrollers Loss Protection of Wisconsin Good Samaritan Act?

Good Samaritan Act for Medical Professionals

Michigan Good Samaritan Act for Medical Professionals

Good Samaritan Acts for CPR and AED

Summary of Good Samaritan Act for CPR and AED

Michigan Good Samaritan Act for CPR

Federal and Michigan Liability Protection for Volunteers

Michigan Volunteer Registry

Michigan Governmental Immunity Act

Michigan Good Samaritan Acts

Michigan Emergency Management Act

Federal Volunteer Protection Act

Ski Safety Acts

Summary of State Ski Safety Acts

Nevada Skier and Snowboarder Safety Act

Ohio Tramway Board Act

Michigan Area Safety Act

Michigan Ski Area Safety Act

Michigan Ski Area Safety Act – Skier Notice

Anderson v. Pine Knob Ski Resort – Mich. Sup. Ct., Docket No. 121587 (July 2003)

Rusnak v. Walker – Mich Court of Appeals, Case #264671, 271 Mich App 567, 723 NW2d 210, (July 20, 2006) Repealed

Rusnak v. Walker – Mich Court of Appeals, Case #264671, Order (August 16, 2006)

Rusnak v. Walker – Mich Court of Appeals, 271 Mich App 801, Case #264671 (December 19, 2006)

Rusnak v. Walker – Mich. Supreme Court, Case #133052, Docket Report

Rusnak v. Walker, Michigan Lawyer Weekly, Article, January 21, 2007, Vol. 21, No. 10

Worker’s Compensation

Hoste v. Shanty Creek – Michigan Supreme Court

Ski Patroller Liability

Kane v. NSP – California Court of Appeals

Sports Injuries and the Immunity of Coaches, Instructors and Professional Trainers from Liability under California’s Primary Assumption of Risk