In Wagenblast, the Washington Supreme Court held that requiring a student and his parent or guardian
- May 25, 2021/ Finance
In Wagenblast, the Washington Supreme Court held that
requiring a student and his parent or guardian to sign a standard form
releasing the school district from liability for negligence in connection with
the student’s participation in interscholastic athletics violated public policy.
What factors did the court rely on to reach its decision? Although Sharon
recognized the ability of a minor (i.e., person under the age of 18) to void a
contract, the court upheld a waiver signed by the minor’s parent. Which factors
most influenced the court’s decision?