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Florida Supreme Court to hear ATV case that could challenge parental rights

May 27, 2008
Filed under Features

After a fatal ATV incident of a 14-year-old boy five years ago, the Florida Supreme Court announced it would hear arguments next month brought by the estate of Christopher Jones against the owners and manager of Thunder Cross Motor Sports Park in Okeechobee, according to TC Palm

The case will debate whether parents have the ability under Florida law to sign release forms that give away the right of their children to sue for damages.

The law varies from state to state, with some states allowing these types of releases and others not.

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