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LaFrenz v. Lake County Fair Board
Citation:172 Ind.App. 389, 360 N.E.2d 605 (1977)
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Linda LaFrenz was fatally injured when struck by an automobile that jumped the barrier between the demolition derby and the pit area. Prior to entering the area, LaFrenz had signed a waiver. David LaFrenz (Plaintiff) sued the Lake County Fair Board and Variety Attractions, Inc. (Defendants) to recover damages for her death. The Defendants moved for summary judgment on the basis that the waiver released them from liability.
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