Login


Notice: Passwords are now case-sensitive

Remember Me
Register a new account
Forgot your password?

Connections

Groups

Community Requests

Volunteer Worker's Waiver of Liability Didn't Bar Personal Injury Suit

By WorkCompCentral

Monday, November 19, 2018 | 161 | 0 | 18 min read

A New York appellate court ruled that a volunteer employee should not have been barred from bringing a personal injury claim against his employer, even though he had signed a waiver of liability for such claims before he began working. Case: Richardson v. Island Harvest, No. 2016-01028, 11/14/2018, published. Facts: In January 2012, Sean Richardson applied for a warehouse assistant position with Island Harvest in an unpaid volunteer position. Richardson signed an agreement that confirmed he was a volunteer and that he would not attempt to hold Island liable for any bodily injuries he s...

Purchase this story for only $7.99!Add to Cart


For access to all of our articles, check out our subscription options.

Comments

Be the first to comment.

Related Articles