State ex rel. River Riders, Inc., et al. v. Hon. Thomas W. Steptoe, Judge, et al.

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This case arose out of an incident which occurred during a commercial white water rafting trip on the Shenandoah River. Petitioner seek a writ of prohibition challenging enforcement of three of the circuit court's orders by ruling: the maritime law applies; and the assumption of risk in white water rafting cases is not a defense; and consolidating cases with different theories of recovery, different measures of damages, and the preparation for separate trials.