ABTD Liability & Legal Release

Agreement / Acknowledgement of Risk / Release of Liability

I agree that I am voluntarily participating in the training and use of firearms at a premises owned or leased by Applied Ballistics Training Division, Incorporated (hereinafter “Applied Ballistics Training Division”).

 

I am aware that the use of firearms and involvement in firearms training are inherently dangerous activities. I acknowledge that my participation in an Applied Ballistics Training Division course presents known anticipated and unanticipated risks. Both anticipated and unanticipated risks could result in serious physical or emotional injury, paralysis, death, or damage to property or third parties. I acknowledge that Applied Ballistics Training Division Trainers will seek to conduct range practices and testing in a safe and controlled manner, however trainers are not infallible. I understand that Applied Ballistics Training Division and affiliated individuals are not responsible for any harm, injury or death and that my participation in this activity is completely voluntary. I understand all associated risks, and elect to voluntarily participate in spite of this.

 

I hereby agree that I, my spouse, heirs, successors, guardians, legal representatives and any and all other persons or entities who may claim by or through me in any way or manner, voluntarily release Applied Ballistics Training Division and all affiliated individuals, employees and contractors or otherwise from all liability resulting from any injury or damages, up to and including death, including property damage to any personal or employer property, which I may own, possess, or hold interest in. I acknowledge this voluntary release shall include but is not limited to such injuries or damages from neglectful acts, other acts, or omissions, howsoever caused, by any affiliated individual, employee, representative or contractor of Applied Ballistics Training Division or any affiliated organizations or companies. I hereby release Applied Ballistics Training Division and all affiliated individuals, employees and contractors or otherwise from any and all causes of action, claims, demands, or attachment of property, that I, my spouse, heirs, successors, guardians, legal representatives and any and all other persons or entities now have or may have for injury or damage, including property damage or loss, resulting from my participation in this or any other Applied Ballistics Training Division activity, including any injury or damage whatsoever kind even if said actions, claims, or demands are a result of acts of negligence, other acts, or omissions, howsoever caused by any affiliated individual, employee, representative or contractor of Applied Ballistics Training Division or any affiliated organizations or companies.

 

Applied Ballistics Training Division has a zero-tolerance policy for alcohol or recreational drug use. I agree to abstain from the use of alcohol and drugs while participating in Applied Ballistics Training Division activities. I acknowledge that I will be dismissed from the activity if I am suspected of being under the influence of alcohol or drugs, and no refund will be issued in part, or in full.

 

I certify that I have adequate insurance to cover any and all injury or damage I may cause or suffer while participating in an Applied Ballistics Training Division activity, or else I agree to financially bear the full and complete costs of such injury or damage myself. I further certify I have no medical condition or physical condition which could or would interfere with my personal safety or the safety of those around me in this activity, or else I am willing to fully assume and bear the costs of all risks that may be created directly or indirectly by such a condition(s).

 

I agree to indemnify and hold harmless Applied Ballistics Training Division and all affiliated individuals, employees and contractors or otherwise, no matter how described or designated and without limitation, from any and all actions, suits, claims, demands, damages, expenses, harm or destruction, suffered or accrued by or through me or anyone else which may result in any manner of my participation in the training and use of firearms or otherwise pertaining to the use of the premises owned or leased by Applied Ballistics Training Division, even if said actions, claims, demands, damages, harm, or destruction are due partially or wholly from negligent acts, other acts, or omissions howsoever caused by any affiliated individual, employee, representative or contractor of Applied Ballistics Training Division or any affiliated organizations or companies, no matter how described or designated. Should Applied Ballistics Training Division or any affiliated individual, employee, representative or contractor of Applied Ballistics Training Division or otherwise, no matter how described or designated, or anyone acting on their behalf, incur attorney’s fees and costs to enforce this agreement, I agree to fully and completely indemnify and hold them harmless for all fees and costs.

 

In the event that I file a lawsuit against Applied Ballistics Training Division or any of its affiliated individuals, employees and contractors or otherwise, no matter how described or designated, I agree to do so solely in the State of Michigan, and I further agree that the substantive law of that state shall apply in said action without regard to the conflict of law rules of that state or any other state.

 

I acknowledge, verify and certify that Applied Ballistics Training Division is authorized to capture, edit, alter, copy, exhibit, publish, distribute, and utilize any photography and video content of myself, for any lawful promotional materials including but not limited to newsletters, flyers, posters, brochures, advertisements, press releases, journalist submissions, websites, social media sites, and any other printed or digital communications. I understand that compensation will not be provided for the use of any photography or video materials and that I waive the right to inspect or approve any materials in which I may appear including both written and electronic copy. I waive any right to royalties or other compensation arising or relating to the use of any materials, photography or video content and agree that all materials shall remain the property of Applied Ballistics Training Division indefinitely.

 

I acknowledge that if I am injured or my property is damaged during my participation in this activity, I may be found by a court of law to have waived my right to maintain a lawsuit against Applied Ballistics Training Division or any of its affiliated individuals, employees and contractors or otherwise, no matter how described or designated, on the basis of any claim from which I have released them herein. I have carefully read this agreement and Applied Ballistics Training Division policies, and fully understand all content. I am aware that this is a release of liability, policy acknowledgement, and a contract between myself and Applied Ballistics Training Division Incorporated and its affiliated individuals and/or organizations and others as set forth herein. I sign this document of my own free will and agree on behalf of myself and all others who may claim by and/or through me to be bound at all times by its terms.