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Szarowicz v. Birenbaum, No. A156312 (1st Cir. Dec. 4, 2020)

Fri Dec 18th, 2020 by  Cases of Interest

Although body checking is an inherent risk of ice hockey (even in recreational, no-check leagues), intentional and violent collisions with other players for no other purpose than to cause serious injury is not protected conduct under the primary assumption of risk doctrine.

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