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Which Insurance Policy Covers Injuries Aboard A Party Bus?

Posted on April 21, 2016

A Nova Scotia judge has settled the age-old question: is a "party bus" more about the party or the bus?

Answer: it's about the bus.

"Vehicles may be put to all kinds of novel uses, some of which may be creative and some just stupid," wrote Justice Jamie Campbell in a 16-page court decision released this week.

The issue before Campbell was about insurance policies. Specifically, which policy covers injuries on board a party bus — the automotive policy or the general liability policy?

CBC News article here

Related Topics: alcoholic beverages, Canadian Operators, drunk passengers, liability, party buses, passenger safety, Safety & Insurance

Comments ( 1 )
  • anthony

     | about 2 years ago

    I believe a simple release of liability form signed by every passenger would end the law suits. If you choose to be doing something in the party bus that causes injury to your self due to your own actions well, you pay for your self inflicted injury. A video recording device to monitor what is happening in vehicle just in case of an accident, an employee in the back of the party bus with flashlight to keep order and cut of radio when tbere is an issue You have to treat the party bus customers like they are in the 9th grade to eliminate any problems...

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