I am looking for a law that protects farms for lawsuits for my petting farm I...

Asked June 23, 2020, 6:56 PM EDT

I am looking for a law that protects farms for lawsuits for my petting farm I have posted sighs like this but is there something like the equine law for agratourism? Warning: Explore and play at your own risk. We require Adult Supervision at all times Duke Petting Farm is not responsible for any injuries.

Michigan

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Michigan does not have an ag tourism statutes: refer to website
https://nationalaglawcenter.org/state-compilations/agritourism/

I did find some good resources for ag tourism/livestock liability:
https://nationalaglawcenter.org/wp-content/uploads//assets/articles/Agritourism-series-Farm-Animals....

https://nationalaglawcenter.org/wp-content/uploads//assets/articles/Agritourism-series-Immunity-laws...
You may want to discuss with an attorney to see if Michigans recreational waiver offers any protection for your farm - however, I believe this only applies to non-paying
people. The following website as some great resources for ag tourism: https://nationalaglawcenter.org/center-publications/agritourism/