Is there any legal liability if one volunteers to participate without compensation for a non profit, as part of an event organizer/host or on a home owners association board? What mitigating actions can be taken?
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A volunteer would generally be indemnified by a corporation, in the same manner as an employee, under the theory that equity/fairness demands Indemnity, given the volunteer's gratuitous benefit to the corporation. I'm not sure if I'm understanding the question here. Feel free to clarify.Note: I see you sent me a question that was taken by someone else. If you want me to answer, then you must either keep the lock on for several hours, or put my userid in the question text ("socrateaser"). Otherwise, the question is "free for all" to answer.Hope this helps. NOTICE: My goal here is to educate the public about the law. Please help me in this effort by clicking Accept (or, click on one of the happy smiley faces/stars/etc., if applicable) for my Answer to your Question. If you have a subscription account, clicking Accept does not create any additional charge. It merely gets me credit for my Answer. And, if you need to contact me again, please put my user id at the beginning of your question ("To Socrateaser"), and the system will send me an alert. Thanks! Please Click the following link for IMPORTANT LEGAL INFORMATION. socrateaser41034.7318580671
Let's say it is not corporation or you volunteer to help out at an organized charity benefit that does not involve a corporation or any legal entity in the truest sense?
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