Representing Ski And Snowboard Accident Victims
Few winter sports are more invigorating than skiing or snowboarding. However, when an enjoyable outing turns into a catastrophic accident, you deserve experienced legal help.
Turn to The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C., in Denver. Since 1968, we have been advocating for personal injury victims and their families. Our senior attorney is both a lawyer and a medical doctor, giving him a unique and powerful perspective into injury-related cases.
With a detailed understanding of Colorado’s Ski Safety Act and other applicable state and federal laws, our attorneys handle ski and snowboard accident cases across Colorado and Wyoming. Such cases may involve:
- Collisions on the slopes – Under Colorado law, skiers and snowboarders higher up on the slope are responsible for avoiding those below. Therefore, one of the most important issues in any ski collision case is establishing where the individuals were in relation to each other. These types of cases also tend to involve homeowners insurance coverage, which can complicate matters and call for the aid of a highly experienced lawyer.
- Ski lift accidents – Poor maintenance, manufacturing flaws and other issues can sometimes cause ski lifts to malfunction. At other times, careless ski area operators neglect their specified duties under the Ski Safety Act, resulting in injuries. In either case, it is important to understand your legal rights.
- Defective ski equipment – If you were injured because your alpine release bindings failed, because your helmet was poorly designed or because of other equipment flaws, let our lawyers provide the guidance and representation you require.
- Negligence on the part of ski areas or resorts – Most ski areas are protected from personal injury lawsuits under the “inherent risk” doctrine. Nevertheless, it is sometimes possible to hold ski area operators liable for injuries caused by dangers that are not considered inherent to skiing or snowboarding. For instance, if you collided with heavy equipment parked just out of view, you were struck by a negligently operated snowmobile or you were injured by a downed power line on the premises, you may potentially have a claim.
You Have A Time Limit, So Don’t Wait To Contact Us
The statute of limitations means that you have a limited amount of time to file a ski accident claim, so don’t wait. Call The Mahoney Law Firm, P.C., at 303-800-3168 or email our team today for a free case evaluation. Our lawyers get paid only if they successfully win or settle your case, so you have nothing to lose.