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Latest Legal Case: Your Duty of Care—Where Does it Begin and End?

Duty of Care is the legal duty to protect another from harm. It is the first element that must be established to proceed with an action in negligence. When you bring a client into your program, you almost always establish some duty of care to that client. But where does this duty begin and where does it end? A recent sexual assault case in Maine where the assualt happened after the program explores this delicate legal issue and raises some critical questions for things that happen outside your program. Now that many programs are using social networking like Facebook pages, discussion forums, and Twitter as follow-up tools after a program, everyone should understand this legal issue. Reb Gregg and Catherine Hansen-Stamp, the legal authorities at the Adventure & Recreation Law Center, review the details of this Maine case. Subscribe now and gain access to the complete library of Legal Cases.

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Climbing Safety Video - The Danger Of Open Slings

Streaky Desroy shows us how a rubber band on an open sling can be dangerous. Streaky is a professional...
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Patagonia Video - Yosemite: Ground Up Perspectives

Inspired by the recently rediscovered Glen Denny photographs of sixties climbers Patagonia featured in...
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Pediatric Wilderness Recreational Deaths

"Results: Of 40 cases meeting inclusion criteria, 90% involved male subjects and 83% of victims were...
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Basic Rock Climbing Technique - Part 1

This Instructional video for teaching rock climbing is from the Seattle Mountaineers Basic Climbing Course...
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Climbing on The Tombstone - Katie Brown enthusiast-in-chief Katie Brown returns to The Tombstone near Moab, Utah. In this video...
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