Mrs. Chris Docksey (skier) and Taylor Janda (snowboarder) collided at high speed on the Village Bypass ski trail at Telluride Ski Resort on December 20, 2009. Ms. Janda disputed liability. Mrs. Docksey suffered a significant left elbow/arm fracture (that required surgical repair), a left knee injury (that required surgical repair) with permanent sequelae and the potential of requiring a knee replacement in the future, and a significant left shoulder injury (that required surgical repair). Her medical expenses were approximately $160,000. Mrs. Docksey also had constant and persistent pain in the area of her left shoulder blade. The case settled on the eve of trial for $700,000.
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