The use of waivers by businesses and organizations can be an effective tool to limit claims and damages across multiple scenarios. Greater use of technology, higher exposures to contagions and other health risks, and their increased use in employment settings have increased the frequency and use of waivers as a risk mitigation tool. What are the some of the most common and emerging uses of waivers and how can they protect you? When should you use a waiver and what should it include? How does one’s insurance coverage impact their use of waivers?
• Drafting a proper waiver and using it effectively
• Evolving and expanding use of waivers in contracts and agreements
• Examples of waiver use across multiple settings and sectors
• Latest case law developments from the courts
• Disclaimers and warnings versus waivers – what is best for your organization?
• Why a waiver is only one small part of a larger risk mitigation and insurance defense strategy?
• Hidden landmines and traps in common waiver language
This program may qualify for one hour of CPD credits.
Katherine is a member of the Health Law Practice Group, Insurance Defence Practice Group, and Labour and Employment Practice Group. Her practice focuses on insurance law, defence of liability matters, defence of health care professionals, and...
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