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New Ski Area Safety Legislation Proposed in Colorado

Bloch & Chapleau May 24th, 2021 Ski and Snowboard Accidents

Bloch & Chapleau has been at the forefront of the effort to enact laws in Colorado to require ski areas to increase safety and transparency on the slopes. As previously indicated on this blog, Bloch & Chapleau proposed legislation to the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) for the adoption of common-sense safety measures that would […]

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Proposed Ski Legislation: The End of the Fox Guarding the Hen House – Part 2

Bloch & Chapleau Jan 18th, 2021 Ski and Snowboard Accidents

Proposed Legislative Changes and Preventative Measures to Improve Skier Safety and Lift Operation Awareness Effective preventative measures could be implemented immediately and with very little cost. It is clear that Vail Resorts has failed to ensure its employees’ compliance with its policies and procedures to protect the safety of its guests. The Resort has also […]

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Proposed Ski Legislation: The End of the Fox Guarding the Hen House – Part 1

Bloch & Chapleau Jan 15th, 2021 Ski and Snowboard Accidents

Introduction Skiing in Colorado is becoming more dangerous than ever with less and less oversight by ski resorts as a result of a number of factors, including overcrowding of the ski slopes due to Epic and Ikon passes. Technological advancements to ski equipment have also made skiers ski faster than ever. As a result, the […]

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Was Your Loved One a Victim of Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect in Colorado?

Bloch & Chapleau Nov 30th, 2020 Personal Injury

Nursing Home Abuse and Neglect Learning a loved one suffered abuse or neglect in a nursing home is devastating. It triggers a variety of emotions, none of them pleasant, and leaves you feeling helpless about your circumstances. The good news is you aren’t helpless. If a senior relative has been abused or neglected at the […]

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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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