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This section is dedicated to litigation (where the case has been closed) involving horse related accidents when the cases turned on factual considerations. It is offered to help professionals understand what happens when the lawsuit is filed and, hopefully, will help them avoid lawsuits.

Although each article is copyrighted by its author, permission is given to reproduce or reprint without charge any article for redistribution in a newsletter or similar non-commercial medium.

Permission is conditioned on using the following credit line: "Reprinted with permission of the copyright holder and the American Association for Horsemanship Safety.   P.O. Box 39, Fentress, TX 78622."



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