View Full Version : School sports waivers: Have you signed away your kids' right to 'enjoy life?'

03-16-2012, 11:00 AM
If someone handed you a form that said your child might lose the ability "to generally enjoy life", would you sign it? If you are the parent of a child playing sports in school, you probably have already done so. Parents of school-age kids know too well that life is a steady stream of waiver forms and other kinds of paperwork. Who has time to read all the fine print? "I am aware that track & field is a high risk sport involving many risks of injury," it said. It then delineated a long list of potential horrible outcomes, such as brain damage, blindness, paralysis and, of course, death. http://redtape.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2012/03/16/10706230-school-sports-waivers-have-you-signed-away-your-kids-right-to-enjoy-life