Bloch & Chapleau News

My Skiing Accident was Caused by Defective Equipment. Can I Sue the Manufacturer?

Bloch & Chapleau Oct 12th, 2020 Personal Injury

Generally, you can sue the manufacturer so long as you can prove that the equipment did indeed have a defect. An experienced ski accident attorney will analyze your case and determine whether you have a legitimate legal basis for bringing a claim. Types of Defects To hold a manufacturer legally liable, you need to show […]

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Why are Semi Accidents Such a Risk on Colorado Roads?

Bloch & Chapleau Oct 7th, 2020 Personal Injury

Semi-Truck Accident Lawyer We share our roadways with large vehicles, including semi-trucks. In most cases, driving in areas traveled by tractor-trailers is safe, but accidents do occur. Unfortunately, when they do, the effects are often devastating. A semi-truck accident lawyer can help you and your family after a serious collision. Colorado drivers, no matter their […]

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Gearing Up for Summer Riding, How to Stay Safe on the Road

Bloch & Chapleau May 12th, 2020 Personal Injury

With warm weather fast approaching, many motorcyclists are dusting off their helmets and checking their bikes to make sure they are ready for the road. Unfortunately, there is no reason to assume 2018 will be any safer on the road than summer 2017, so bikers must commit to biker safety early so that they do […]

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Joe Bloch Interviewed by Inside Edition about Ski Lift Accident in Vail Colorado Causing Death

Bloch & Chapleau Mar 4th, 2020 Ski and Snowboard Accidents

Ski Areas can be held liable for lift accidents causing injury or death Ski areas can be liable for accidents that happen due to poor lift safety and ski area negligence or recklessness. In the video below, Joseph D. Bloch is interviewed by Inside Edition to discuss liability for ski lift accidents.  The interview references […]

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Bloch & Chapleau obtains $750,000 Ski Accident Injury Settlement in Vail, CO

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 3rd, 2019 Personal Injury

The injury lawyers Bloch & Chapleau, LLC, recently announced it has settled a ski injury lawsuit in the amount of $750,000 for an accident that occurred at Vail Mountain A skier was severely injured when she was struck from behind in a ski collision that was caused by excessive speed and out of control skiing. […]

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Important Information to Exchange After a Car Accident

Eric Valles Apr 18th, 2018 Personal Injury

*This is a guest post from another attorney. The author’s views are his own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of our firm. This does not constitute an endorsement of any attorney or firm. Immediately following a car accident, it can be difficult to think and act rationally. You may be so concerned about […]

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Four Steps to Take After a Car Accident

Bloch & Chapleau Mar 12th, 2018 Personal Injury

*This is a guest post from another attorney. The author’s views are his own, and do not necessarily reflect the views of our firm. This does not constitute an endorsement of any attorney or firm. There is a massive amount of confusion after a car accident, so it is not surprising that you are overwhelmed […]

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Federal Appeals Court Enforces Vail’s Broad Liability Waiver to Completely Bar Lawsuit Arising from a Ski Lift Injury

Bloch & Chapleau Jan 16th, 2018 Personal Injury

On January, 8, 2018, the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals issued its Opinion in the case of Teresa Brigance v. Vail Summit Resorts, Inc. The Federal Appeals Court ruled that Vail’s broad liability waiver that appears on the back of a ski lift ticket completely bars the claims of Dr. Teresa Brigance. Dr. Brigance was […]

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What to Do after a Hit-and-Run Accident

Bloch & Chapleau Oct 21st, 2017 Personal Injury

No one wants to think about the possibility of being in a car accident. Even worse, however, is the idea of being involved in a hit-and-run car accident, where the other driver flees the scene of the accident before being identified, jeopardizing the victim’s chances of compensation. If you are in a hit-and-run collision, there […]

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The Other Driver is Blaming Me for the Accident

Bloch & Chapleau Sep 25th, 2017 Personal Injury

If you were recently involved in a serious car accident in Denver or Eagle County, it can be difficult to think about anything but your injuries and your recovery. At the same time, we know how frustrating it can be to get hurt in a severe crash caused by another driver’s negligence. When you know […]

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