BUCKS COUNTY ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® – COVID-19 ACKNOWLEDGMENT AND LIABILITY WAIVER AND RELEASE OF CLAIMS
I desire to and willingly participate in the event hosted by the Bucks County Association of REALTORS®, a Pennsylvania not-for-profit corporation (“BCAR”) at 1452 Old York Road, Warminster, PA 18974. In consideration of being permitted to attend and participate in the Event, and in recognition of BCAR’s reliance hereon, I agree to the terms and conditions set forth in this agreement (“Release”).
I am aware that the 2019 novel coronavirus disease (COVID-19) has been declared a worldwide pandemic by the World Health Organization, and understand that my participation in the Event is a potentially dangerous activity and involves the risk of serious injury, disability, death, and/or economic loss. I am also aware of the highly contagious nature of bacterial and viral diseases, including COVID-19 and other infectious diseases (collectively, “Disease”), and of the risk that I may be exposed to or contract the Disease by attending the Event, which may result in serious illness, personal injury, disability, death, and/or economic loss. I acknowledge that these risks may result from or be compounded by the actions, omissions, or negligence of BCAR. I understand that while BCAR has implemented measures to reduce the risks associated with the Event and the spread of the Disease, BCAR cannot guarantee that I will not be injured or become infected with the Disease as a result of my participation in the Event and that attending the Event may increase my risk of contracting the Disease.
ASSUMPTION OF RISK
NOTWITHSTANDING THE AFOREMENTIONED RISKS, I ACKNOWLEDGE THAT I AM VOLUNTARILY PARTICIPATING IN THE EVENT WITH KNOWLEDGE OF THE DANGERS INVOLVED, AND THAT MY ATTENDANCE INCLUDES THE POSSIBILITY OF EXPOSURE TO AND ILLNESS FROM THE DISEASE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO COVID-19. I HEREBY KNOWINGLY AND FREELY AGREE TO ACCEPT AND ASSUME ALL RISKS OF INJURY, ILLNESS, DISABILITY, DEATH, HARM AND LOSS ASSOCIATED WITH OR ARISING FROM MY ATTENDACE AT THE EVENT, WHETHER CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE OR CONDUCT OF BCAR OR ANY RELEASEE HEREUNDER.
RELEASE AND WAIVER
I HEREBY EXPRESSLY WAIVE AND RELEASE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS, AND DEMANDS OF WHATEVER KIND OR NATURE NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER KNOWN, AGAINST BCAR, AND ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND AFFILIATES (COLLECTIVELY, “RELEASEES”), EITHER IN LAW OR EQUITY, AND THAT THIS RELEASE IS INTENDED TO BE AS BROAD AND INCLUSIVE TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMISSIBLE BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO DAMAGES OR LOSSES CAUSED BY THE NEGLIGENCE, FAULT OR CONDUCT OF ANY KIND ON THE PART OF THE RELEASEES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ILLNESS, DISABILITY, DEATH, ECONOMIC LOSS OR OUT OF POCKET EXPENSES OR LOSS OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY ARISING OUT OF OR ATTRIBUTABLE TO MY PARTICIPATION IN AND ATTENDANCE AT THE EVENT, WHETHER CAUSED BY OR ARISING OUT OF THE NEGLIGENCE, FAULT OR CONDUCT OF ANY KIND OF BCAR OR ANY RELEASEES. I COVENANT NOT TO MAKE OR BRING ANY CLAIM I, MY HEIRS, ASSIGNEES, NEXT OF KIN AND/OR LEGALLY APPOINTED OR DESIGNATED REPRESENTATIVE, MAY HAVE OR WHICH MAY HEREINAFTER ACCRUE ON MY BEHALF AGAINST BCAR OR ANY RELEASEE, AND FOREVER RELEASE AND DISCHARGE BCAR AND ALL RELEASEES FROM LIABILITY UNDER SUCH CLAIMS.