The Pacific Northwest is home to some of the world’s best skiing mountains making it a popular local sport. There is no doubt, however, that the sport carries a high risk for personal injury. Skiers may sign a waiver that they are risking a skiing accident without the ability to sue but if you were injured by another skier or snowboarder, or by a ski area operator; you may be entitled to recover damages for your injuries.
Many skiing injuries are the result of collisions with other skiers or riders, chairlift accidents, or other ski area operator negligence. Ski area operator negligence can involve issues such as heavy machinery operation mistakes or malfunctions, in-area avalanches, or improperly marked boundaries.Read More