In Chapter 19 of the textbook, there is a Case Summary called Hamill v. Cheley Colorado Camps (“How to Handle a Risky Business”). Please read the case and answer the following questions:
- Describe what happened in the case and what the court decided?
- Was there a contract between the parties? If so, list all the elements of the contract you can identify from the court decision. Are any elements missing?
- Is the contract unilateral or bilateral?
- What issues were raised in this case as far as contract law and liability for a business engaged in activities that involve risks (such as sports)?
Challenge Discussion Topic-—How does this decision relate to our discussion of tort law (in Chapter 8 of the textbook)?