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How Is Fault Determined in a Car Accident Caused by Black Ice?

By mintzdev | December 6, 2022

Black ice is common in places where it rains often and where temperatures can drop quickly. It is notoriously hard for drivers to see and leads to a large number of accidents every year. Black ice is one of the most dangerous conditions to drive on because of this, and since Colorado sees a lot…

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Are Property Owners Liable for a Slip-and-Fall Accident on Ice or Snow?

By mintzdev | December 1, 2022

Slip-and-fall accidents on ice or snow can occur suddenly and unexpectedly, resulting in serious injury or death to the victim. Property owners play a key role in preventing these accidents, as they are responsible for maintaining their premises and ensuring that visitors and occupants are safe.  The question of whether property owners are liable for…

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Ski Safety Act: What is it and How Does it Affect Your Claim

By mintzdev | November 28, 2022

While Colorado is known for its superb skiing locations, many locals and tourists do not know the laws that govern the slopes. The Ski Safety Act includes many rules and regulations about the responsibilities of skiers and ski operators and which parties may be held liable in the event of an accident. The Ski Safety…

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What is the Assumption of Risk for Skiers and Snowboarders in Colorado?

By mintzdev | November 24, 2022

Despite being exciting and popular winter pastimes, skiing and snowboarding have inherent risks and dangers. Skiers and snowboarders assume these risks when they decide to make the journey up the slope. In other words, ski operators are protected from liability in the event of an accident because many ski and snowboarding accidents are outside of…

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What Duties are Imposed on Ski Operators Under the Ski Safety Act?

By mintzdev | November 16, 2022

While individual skiers have many duties and responsibilities to help prevent accidents on Colorado’s slopes, many factors are out of their hands. Ski operators also must do their part to avoid accidents and severe injuries under the Ski Safety Act. However, since both skiers and ski operators have several legal responsibilities, it can be challenging…

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Why Colorado Slopes Are Dangerous and How to Stay Safe

By mintzdev | November 12, 2022

Colorado is known for its gorgeous and thrilling ski slopes, and these attractions draw tourists from all over the United States. Unfortunately, many factors make skiing dangerous for first-timers and veterans alike. If you are considering a ski trip in Colorado, it is essential to be aware of the dangers and best safety practices to…

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What Are the Duties Imposed on Individual Skiers in Colorado?

By mintzdev | November 8, 2022

When skiers and snowboarders hit the slopes in Colorado, they expect the facilities to be well-maintained and free of safety hazards caused by negligence. However, individual skiers also have many legal duties and responsibilities to prevent accidents while enjoying their winter sport of choice. Understanding these duties is essential to staying safe on the slopes…

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Are Damages Capped in a Ski-Related Personal Injury Claim?

By mintzdev | November 4, 2022

Many Coloradans and out-of-staters enjoy taking advantage of the state’s beautiful ski slopes and resorts as they enjoy the scenery and winter sports. Unfortunately, skiing and snowboarding can be dangerous pastimes. Ski accident victims often suffer severe injuries that can impact their daily lives. Often, victims are forced to contend with extended hospital stays and…

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Colorado Vacationer: What to Do If You’re in a Rideshare Accident

By mintzdev | October 31, 2022

Using a rideshare app is supposed to be simple. You simply download the app and then generally the closest driver to your destination will accept your request and bring you to your destination. While rideshare apps like Lyft and Uber have become quite popular forms of transportation in Colorado, rideshare accidents can occur, leaving the…

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Colorado Resort Transportation Accident: Can Vacationers File a Claim?

By mintzdev | October 27, 2022

Colorado’s tourism is thriving more than ever. Although there is no denying that the influx of people from out of state has a favorable effect on Colorado’s economy, situations that arise if visitors are involved in resort transportation accidents can get difficult. Hotels may be held accountable if a shuttle driver causes an accident and…

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