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Supervision Faulted in City Camping Trip Fatality

2012-07-01, Department, by James C. Kozlowski J.D. Ph.D.

An unfortunate accident reminds parks and recreation professionals to closely scrutinize their policies and procedures.

 In the case of Chavez v. City of Santa Fe Springs, 2011 Cal. App. Unpub. LEXIS 9462 (12/09/2011), teenager John Chavez died from head injuries suffered after he slipped in a mountain stream and went over a waterfall during a city-sponsore....

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Interesting and informative story. Very sad and tragic ending for a young man and his family.