Medical Liability Release and Waiver

In return for Family of Women (herein “Corporation”) allowing me to participate in the Women’s Discovery Weekend, which I agree is adequate consideration for this agreement, I, the undersigned person, for myself, my heirs, personal representative or assigns, do hereby make the following waiver and release and hold harmless the Corporation:

In participating in the Women’s Discovery Weekend (herein “Event”), I acknowledge and fully understand that I will be engaging in activities that can be physically, emotionally and mentally demanding. I understand that the Event trainers and staff are not psychiatric professionals or licensed professionals of any kind. I further acknowledge and understand that there are psychological, emotional and even physical risks involved and that there are also may be other unknown risks not reasonably foreseeable at this time. 

By executing this Medical Release & Liability Waiver, I assert that I am capable of participating in the Event and hereby assume all the foregoing risks and accept personal responsibility for the damages following any injury, whether psychological, emotional or physical. For myself, my heirs, personal representative or assigns, I do hereby release, waive and forever discharge and hold harmless the Corporation, and its directors, officers, members, volunteers, Event staff, Event trainers, agents, employees and representatives, from any and all liability, actions, causes of action, obligations, costs, expenses, attorney’s fees, damages (both physical (bodily, property, etc.) or mental), losses, injuries (both physical (bodily, property, etc.) or mental), claims and demands of whatsoever character, nature and kind, known or unknown, suspected or unsuspected, predictable or unpredictable, arising out of or relating directly or indirectly to my participation in the Event, I understand that this waiver includes a waiver of liability and release for acts of negligence. In addition, I agree to indemnify the Corporation and the persons listed above for any claims made against them, on my behalf or otherwise, as a result of any damage to, or loss of, my property or as a result of my injury (both physical and mental) or death resulting from or arising in connection with the Event, other than that which occurs as a result of the gross negligence of the Corporation or that person(s). I have read the foregoing and understand that I am giving up substantial rights by signing this document, including my right to sue, and sign below voluntarily.