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California Ski and Snowboard Accident Attorney


Advocating for Injured Skiers and Snowboarders

The San Bernardino Mountains in Southern California are an ideal location for skiers and snowboarders. Some of the most popular ski resorts in the area are Big Bear Mountain and Snow Summit in Big Bear Lake, CA. Combined, they offer more than 400 acres, 26 lifts, and more than 55 runs. Mountain High resort, less than a two hour drive from Los Angeles, ranks among the most visited resorts in the state. Snow Valley resort in the San Bernardino National Forest is a smaller, family-friendly resort that offers night skiing on Fridays and Saturdays.

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What Types of Injuries Are Suffered in Ski and Snowboarding Accidents?

Ski and snowboarding accidents can cause a range of severe injuries, including:

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How Can Negligence Lead to Ski and Snowboarding Accidents in Recreational Areas?

Skiers and snowboarders are sometimes injured in avalanches. They can also suffer severe, catastrophic, or fatal injuries through the negligence of others. Many ski and snowboard accident injuries occur as riders are unloading from chairlifts when operators fail to stop the lift in a place where riders can disembark safely. Other common causes of skiing and snowboarding accidents include:

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Who Can Be Held Responsible for a Ski or Snowboard Accident That Was Not Your Fault?

Ski area operators, chairlift operators, and ski resort staff have a responsibility under the law to provide an environment reasonably free of known safety hazards for skiers and snowboarders in California. California recognizes “assumption of risk,” meaning when you go skiing or snowboarding, you assume the risk inherent in the activity. However, if a skier or snowboarder is injured through the negligence or recklessness of the resort operator, or other by negligent acts, the injured party may have a claim for compensation.

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What Types of Compensation Are Available in a Personal Injury Claim?

Personal injury victims in California are entitled to pursue two types of compensatory damages:

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What Should You Do After a California Ski or Snowboarding Accident?

If you have been injured in a skiing or snowboarding accident, the first thing to do is get medical attention for your injuries. As soon as you are able, contact an experienced California personal injury attorney who can look into every aspect of your accident and pursue all available forms of compensation.

At The Law Firm of Joseph H. Low IV, we have more than two decades of experience and a history of success for our clients. Mr. Low has tried many civil cases, with victorious settlements totaling hundreds of millions of dollars. He has received national awards for excellence in the courtroom. We offer a free consultation. After a serious ski or snowboarding accident, contact us at (562) 901-0840 or toll-free at (888) 454-5569 to find out how we can help.

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