Also recently in the news, a ski lift accident at the popular ski slope Sugar Loaf left six people injured. In 2008, a man fell down a flight of stairs and was paralyzed at a local ski resort. The man sued the resort, claiming that he had been served too much alcohol at a party hosted by the resort.
While ski resorts and ski areas are great places for family fun, winter vacations, and relaxation on the slopes, they can also be a prime location for slip and fall accidents and other accidents and injuries. While some of these accidents come with the territory of a ski vacation, other accidents could have been prevented if not for the negligence of the ski resort itself.
Here are just a few examples of ski resort slip and fall cases and ski area premises liability cases:
• A skier or snowboarder collides with an object or person while on the slopes. • A person is injured in a ski lift accident that could have been caused by poor maintenance, a design flaw, or another issue. • A person is injured or killed by an avalanche while skiing or snowboarding. • A person is injured in a slip and fall accident on resort property, such as in the lodge, in a cabin, or in a restaurant. • A person is injured in a slip and fall accident while walking on ice or snow that should have been removed. • A person is injured in a snowmobile accident while on resort property.
If you have been injured at a Washington ski resort and believe that the resort should have prevented your accident or somehow caused your accident, talk to a slip and fall attorney today.