[Ansteorra] Pay-2-play, Pay-2-fight, Pay-2-whatever...

Kaitlan Roisendubh kaitlan_kiera at yahoo.com
Wed Jan 9 18:17:08 PST 2008

Why would they sue for getting hurt when they wilingly go on to the list to fight.  would be like sueing because your parachute didn't open and you packed it yourself.

No one forces anyone onto the list... you take your chances... that is life

But then some will sue for an ingrown toenail these days...

L. Kaitlan Roisendubh

Richard Threlkeld <rjt at softwareinnovation.com> wrote: Don't know about successful lawsuits (I don't think there have been any),
but I have been privy to several in the formative stage that were averted
due to good documentation, policies, and quick action by the officers. There
was at least one that made it to a finding from the court and we won. But
I'm have not been in a position to see these for some time. 

Every time there is an unfortunate accident, there will be people looking
for someone else to blame and sometimes they will start suing everyone in
sight hoping to get some help.  


-----Original Message-----
From: ansteorra-bounces at lists.ansteorra.org
[mailto:ansteorra-bounces at lists.ansteorra.org] On Behalf Of Chris Zakes
Sent: Wednesday, January 09, 2008 15:55 PM
To: Kingdom of Ansteorra - SCA, Inc.
Subject: Re: [Ansteorra] Pay-2-play, Pay-2-fight, Pay-2-whatever...

At 02:11 PM 1/9/2008, you wrote:


>The Society carries a variety of insurance, but the most obvious is
>liability insurance. In our litigious society (the US, not the SCA) we can
>expect to be sued fairly often by people who get hurt or even killed at

Wait a minute. While the rest of this post makes a lot of sense, just 
how often does the SCA actually get sued because someone was hurt at an

         -Tivar Moondragon

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