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Hanks v. Powder Ridge Restaurant Corp.
Citation:Supreme Court of Connecticut 276 Conn. 314, 885 A.2d 734 (2005)
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The defendants opened a facility in Middlefield, known as Powder Ridge. The public could pay to ski, snowboard, or snowtube. In order to do so, patrons had to sign a waiver agreement. The plaintiff read and signed the agreement. Then, the plaintiff got hurt while snowtubing where his right foot got caught on a man made bank of the snowtubing run. Thus, the plaintiff sued for negligence. The defendant. The defendant said that the waiver agreement was not enforceable on the basis of public policy. On that basis, the defendant moved for summary judgment.
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