Now, some judges have come to their senses:
People who injure themselves during hazardous sporting activities can blame no one but themselves, the appeal court has ruled.Wonders will never cease!
The judgment, which could help protect the leisure industry from future litigation, came in a case in which a young man "with everything to live for" was left paralysed after falling from a climbing wall.
Lord Justice May, sitting with Lord Justice Richards and Sir Paul Kennedy, said: "Adults who choose to engage in physical activities which obviously give rise to a degree of unavoidable risk may find that they have no means of recompense if the risk materialises so that they are injured."Summer used to be silly season. Looks like this summer is going to be the opposite...