In my first of many upcoming guest posts on indie game development site Ind13, I wrote about the issue of liability when a Kickstarter project goes wrong. Whether costs get out of control or the project creator runs off with the money, there are laws to protect the Backers.
The real question is whether or not it is worth it to do anything.
Check out the post for more info, and browse through Ind13 for some great game dev-related articles!
As always, if you are starting a Kickstarter or any other creative project, contact a game lawyer for a free consultation.