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Hanks v. Power Ridge Restaurant Corp.

Supreme Court of Connecticut
276 Conn. 314, 885 A.2d 734 (2005)


Hanks (plaintiff) visited the ski resort operated by Powder Ridge (defendant) to participate in snowtubing activities advertised by Powder Ridge. Hanks was injured while snowtubing and filed a negligence action against Powder Ridge to recover compensatory damages arising from his injuries. The trial court granted summary judgment in favor of Powder Ridge, concluding that a contractual waiver signed by Hanks and releasing Powder Ridge of Liability for negligence precluded recovery as a matter of law. Hanks appealed.

Rule of Law


Holding and Reasoning (Sullivan, C.J.)

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