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Bloch & Chapleau is one of the few law firms in Colorado that has extensive experience in ski/snowboard and other recreational related injuries. The attorneys at Bloch & Chapleau have successfully litigated and received substantial awards including a case in which a jury awarded punitive damages against Vail Resorts for failing to supervise and train lift operators.
In any ski accident, the primary question is whether the injury was related to a risk which the skier assumed. Collisions between skiers/snowboarders present unique types of cases. Collisions are becoming the most frequently litigated ski accident cases in the U.S.
Most lift-related injuries occur while the skier is getting on or off of a lift. Such "loading and unloading" accidents are not considered an inherent risk of skiing.
Colorado ski injury attorneys for ski or snowboard accidents at any Colorado Ski Resort including, Arapahoe Basin, Aspen, Beaver Creek, Breckenridge, Buttermilk, Copper Mountain, Crested Butte, Durango Mountain Resort (formerly Purgatory), Echo Mountain, Eldora, Hesperus Ski Area, Howelson Hill, Kendall Mountain, Keysotne, Loveland, Monarch, Powderhorn, Silverton, Ski Cooper, Snomass, SolVista Basin, Steamboat, Sunlight, Telluride, Vail, Winter Park, Mary Jane, Wolf Creek