Missouri School District Requires COVID-19 Waiver In Case Kids Get Sick, Die
A Missouri school district is requiring the parents of student-athletes to sign a waiver that would absolve the district from legal liability if their children become infected and die from COVID-19 while participating in certain school programs.
The document, which critics on social media have described as a “death waiver,” pertains to students who participate in “athletics/activities” within the Hazelwood School District in St. Louis County, according to a copy of the waiver posted online.
Should something happen to such a student, the waiver states that the school district and its employees are exempt from liability “even if the cause, damages or injuries are alleged to be the fault of or alleged to be caused by the negligence or carelessness of the Releases.”
The school district, responding to complaints …continued .
[Source: Huffington Post]