An ice skater assumes the risk of accidentally colliding with other skaters

January 27, 2016

  • 272 Negligence
  • 272XVI Defenses and Mitigating Circumstances
  • 272k550 Assumption of Risk
  • 272k565 Sports, games and recreation

01-27-16.jpgAn ice skater assumes the risk of accidentally colliding with other skaters in the rink; however, a skater does not assume the risks of other skaters’ reckless or intentional conduct.

Ballan v. Arena Management Group, LLC, 837 N.Y.S.2d 438 (N.Y.A.D. 3 Dept, 2007)