Monthly Archives: January 2019

Texas Case Offers Good Analysis of Enforceability of Liability Release

One way that Texas landowners can protect themselves from liability is to ensure that guests sign liability waivers before engaging in certain activities.  For example, oftentimes hunters that plan to hunt on the property of another are asked to sign a liability waiver (also called a release of liability).  A recent Texas case, Quiroz v. Jumpstreet8, Inc., the court addressed whether a liability waiver was valid when a plaintiff was injured at a trampoline park.  The court addressed several issues, including the question of whether a release can… Read More →

2018 Year in Review – Texas

*If you missed our 2018 Year in Review post focusing on the national level, click here.* As compared to the national year in review, things were a bit quieter this year here in Texas.  That said, there were a few important cases decided in 2018 that I want to highlight and bring to your attention. Court addresses applicable standard when bull is hit on the highway. In Garcia v. Pruski, an important case out of Wilson County, the San Antonio Court of Appeals addressed legal issues related to a… Read More →