Colorado Ski Law Trends for 2014

on January 26, 2014 Ski Law Articles, Ski Law Trends with 0 comments

Jim Chalat writes about this year’s big legal issues for ski law in Colorado – waivers and releases and in-bounds avalanches. Read the article as published by Colorado Law Week, Colorado Ski Issues for 2014.

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Avalanche Liability Law & Ski Law

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Avalanche Liability Law & Ski Law in the United States, A Practical Guideline to Ski Accident Litigation. Prepared by James H. Chalat for 2012 National CLE Conference, Snowmass, Colorado, 4 Jan 2012 – 8 Jan 2012

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A Practical Guideline to Ski Accident Litigation

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Paper by James H. Chalat presented to Avalanche Liability Law & Ski Law in the United States, 2010 LEICLE Annual Conference, Vail, Colorado. Download A Practical Guideline to Ski Accident Litigation

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Avalanche Liability Law & Ski Law in the United States

on January 6, 2009 Ski Law Articles with 0 comments

Avalanche Liability Law & Ski Law in the United States, A Practical Guideline to Ski Accident Litigation by James H. Chalat. Prepared For 27th Annual National CLE Conference, Vail, Colorado, 6 Jan 2009 – 10 Jan 2009.

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Ski Accident Litigation for non-U.S. Attorneys

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A Practical Guideline to Ski Accident Litigation for non-U.S. Attorneys. Overview prepared for 2008 SKILEX International Conference, Tarvisio, Italy, Feb.. 28 – March 2, 2008.

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Updated Standards for Ski Helmets and Why It Matters

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Standards for Helmets intended for Recreational Snowsports are governed by ATSM, as adopted by ANSI. The first standard was adopted in 2000, this article is updated to include the most recent ASTM standard adopted in 2011. The active standard is available for purchase at the ANSI website. In 2000, The American Academy of Orthopaedic Surgeons […]

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Ski Law in the United States: A Practical Guide to Ski Accident Litigation

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Ski law covers a broad spectrum of claims and duties of care. This article presents an overview of the duties involved in skier collisions, ski operator collisions and ski lift accidents. Presented at the Third Conference, Recreation & Adventure Program Law and Liability, April 28-29, 2005.

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Ski Law in Colorado

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SKI LAW IN COLORADO:THE TIMOROUS NO LONGER STAY AT HOME, by James H. Chalat, Chris Koupal, Eric Samler. First published by The Colorado Lawyer (February, 2002) Vol. 31, No. 2

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Ski Law For Beginners, Intermediates and Experts

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Ski Law For Beginners, Intermediates and Experts, by Linda and Jim Chalat. Skier/snowboarder safety has become a significant issue for the ski industry. Its significance is derived from two forces: the competition for the national skiing market, and national attention drawn to ski safety by the media frenzy stimulated by celebrity skier deaths in 1999, […]

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Restitution and Ski Accidents

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Restitution and Ski Accidents, by James H. Chalat. After skiing very fast and out of control over a mogul field, Nathan Hall flew over a knoll on the “Riva Ridge” ski run on Vail mountain and collided with Allen Cobb. Mr. Cobb suffered a fractured skull and a fatal brain injury. IMPLICATIONS OF H.B. 00-1169 […]

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