Get access to everything we publish when you sign up for Outside+.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Denver, Colo. – July 26, 2016 – James H. Moss, JD, an attorney who specializes in the legal issues of outdoor recreation, adventure travel companies, guides, outfitters, and manufacturers, has written a comprehensive legal guidebook titled, “Outdoor Recreation Insurance, Risk Management, and Law”. Sagamore Publishing, a well-known Illinois-based educational publisher, distributes the book.
Mr. Moss, who applied his 30 years of experience with the legal, insurance, and risk management issues of the outdoor industry, wrote the book in order to fill a void.
“There was nothing out there that looked at case law and applied it to legal problems in outdoor recreation,” Moss explained. “The goal of this book is to provide sound advice based on past law and experience.”
While written as a college-level textbook, the guide also serves as a legal primer for executives, managers, and business owners in the field of outdoor recreation. It discusses how to tackle, prevent, and overcome legal issues in all areas of the industry.
The book is organized into 14 chapters that are easily accessed as standalone topics, or read through comprehensively. Specific topics include rental programs, statutes that affect outdoor recreation, skiing and ski areas, and defenses to claims. Mr. Moss also incorporated listings of legal definitions, cases, and statutes, making the book easy for laypeople to understand.
The 427-page volume is sold online as a $99 paperback or as a $50 electronic ebook from Sagamore Publishing. College and university instructors may request a desk copy to evaluate at no charge.
# # #
About Recreation Law
James H. Moss, JD, the principal attorney of Recreation Law, has provided risk management services to the recreation and travel industry for 30 years. He works as a lawyer, speaker, and author presently, and previously worked in the insurance industry. An avid outdoorsman, skier, and cyclist, Moss is a U.S. legal representative to the Union Internationale des Associations d’Alpinisme Legal Committee, a member of 27 ASTM committees, and a founding member of the National Outdoor Book Awards and the Association of Sports Lawyers Group.