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While E-Scooter Injuries Pile Up, Waivers Make it Hard to Sue

Over the past few years, cities across America have experienced sudden downpours of shared electric scooters, piling up almost overnight on curbs, sidewalks and front yards from Atlanta to Los Angeles. The phenomenon has quickly built billion-dollar startups, a new …

Oregon High Court Rules Injured Snowboarder Can Sue

The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday a ski resort’s broad liability waiver cannot prevent a paralyzed snowboarder from suing. The justices ruled that the liability waiver was “unconscionable” and contrary to public policy, potentially opening the door for more people …