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Ski Lift / Resort Accidents

Skiing is an incredibly popular pastime for many individuals and families throughout the long, snowy New England winters. Massachusetts boasts a few of its own ski resorts, including Bradford, Wachusett Mountain, Nashoba Valley, and Blue Hills. Moreover, thousands of Massachusetts citizens spend weekends and vacations skiing at large resorts in Vermont, New Hampshire, and Maine. Despite the striking beauty of the mountains and the thrill of skiing and other snow sports, even the most advanced skiers are vulnerable to dangerous conditions. Whether a “bunny hill” novice or a “black diamond” expert, you are at risk of injury from all directions when on the slopes.

Although in recent years many skiers have taken greater safety precautions before setting out—by wearing helmets and double-checking their ski bindings, for example—some forces are outside of a skier’s control. If you or a family member has been injured on a ski lift, at a ski resort, or inside a ski lodge, it is in your best interest to contact an experienced ski accident personal injury lawyer as soon as possible in order to maximize your chances of recovery. At Altman & Altman, LLP, located in Boston and Cambridge, we have used our knowledge and advocacy skills to assist numerous personal injury victims achieve significant financial recovery.

Injuries at ski resorts and lodges may involve any of the following:

  • defective chairlift/ski lift or other machinery
  • collision with reckless and inexperienced skiers
  • collision with a snowmobile
  • unsafe mountain conditions or resort area
  • negligence of a chairlift operator
  • failure to warn of a dangerous obstructions
  • defective skis, snowboard, or helmet
Given the plethora of risks posed by mountains, the joy and excitement of skiing and snowboarding can quickly

turn downhill, so to speak. Ski resort accidents can cause serious injuries, and even death, and result in expensive medical bills, emotional distress, and lost wages. At the Greater Boston law firm of Altman & Altman, LLP, our skilled Massachusetts skiing accident attorneys understand that the process of recovery from such an accident can be stressful, overwhelming, and costly. Our injury attorneys are prepared to help maximize your financial recovery, work hard to achieve an acceptable settlement, and stand by your side should your case proceed to trial.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a ski lift accident or another ski-related injury, the Massachusetts snow and ice accident attorneys at the Boston law firm of Altman & Altman, LLP, are prepared to help you. Our lawyers have of over four decades of experience and have produced significant recoveries for thousands of clients over the years by bringing products liability and other negligence claims. If you have lost a loved one due to such an injury, you may also be able to eligible to recover via a wrongful death lawsuit.

To schedule your free, confidential consultation with an experienced Massachusetts ski accident attorney, call 617.492.3000 or 800.481.6199 (toll free) or contact us online. Our phones are answered around the clock, 7 days a week, and we promptly respond to all emails. Please note that we represent all clients who have been injured due to accidents on a chairlift, at a ski resort, or in a ski lodge on a contingency fee basis. This means that we charge no fee unless you recover.

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