35 Years of Ski Law

Our lawyers have represented more ski accident victims than any other plaintiffs’ personal injury firm in the nation. Our experience in ski litigation includes all types of ski accidents in resorts across the U.S.

Personalized Representation

Each ski accident is unique. To gain the best outcome for your ski case, our lawyers will work directly with you and your medical care providers. We know the medicine and science of ski accidents.

Prompt Action on Your Claim

Ski accidents often involve tourists & seasonal employees as witnesses, & terrain conditions vary over time. When hired to represent an injured skier, we know how to conduct a site inspection, subpoena the ski resort records & involve experts before critical evidence is lost.

Ski accidents occur even at the best of ski resorts, in Colorado and all over the country - wherever people enjoy the great sport of skiing. Ski accidents, snowboard accidents, ski collisions, avalanches and ski lift accident cases - all types of ski accidents can happen on ski slopes due to the negligent conduct of another. Most skiers and boarders have insurance that pays for injuries they cause in a collision. If you have been injured while enjoy skiing or snowboarding we can give you in depth information about your rights and options.

Our lawyers have extensive experience skier/skier collision cases, skiing/snowboarding accidents, ski area negligence claims and lift accident cases. Chalat Law has represented hundreds of injured skiers hurt in Colorado and across the nation, from Wintergreen Ski Area, Virginia to Sierra at Tahoe, California. We have represented a professional Broadway dancer, Olympic athletes and professional skiers. No other law firm has more experience in ski accident claims.

TESTIMONIALS

Jim and his partner led us through a difficult process of having to sue a ski resort for injuries my son received on lift accident. Jim was kind to us throughout the process and guided us every step of the way. He is highly effective and knows the ski law. ...

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TomSki Resort Negligence Client
I was a Broadway performer, injured on the ski slopes of Aspen while on vacation -- one day seemingly on top of the world, the next day without a leg to stand on. With a limb and career in tatters, Jim Chalat (and his wife Linda and their firm) gave ...

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KatieSki Collision Client
Russell was very supportive during the entire process. He did a great job of telling me what to expect from the very beginning and the information he provided did align with the outcome of the case. His firm has a great reputation and that carries weight when dealing with a ...

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MelindaSki Injury Client
I was referred to Mr. Hatten to assist in a personal injury case for my minor son related to injuries sustained in a skiing accident. Russell was always available, promptly answering all questions & inquiries, and was of great assistance to my wife and I through this foray in the ...

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MarkSki Accident Client
When I had nearly given up all hope that I could ever find justice, after I had exhausted all the Medical Customer Protection sources I could find, Linda Chalat became aware of my struggle, contacted me, and gave me hope for the first time in nearly two years. She immediately ...

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LoisMedical Malpractice Client
Evan exceeded my expectations in all category's. He loves the Law and the results show he has a passion for the Law.He was honest at all times and did not ever over commit. Evan's knowledge of skiing was a tremendous asset. He came out and skied with me as to ...

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BenSki Accident Client
Russell R. Hatten did a fantastic job on my case. I had a nasty car wreck on Highway 285 in Jefferson County and had hired an attorney based on a reference from a friend. The first attorney for my case ended up being horrible. We looked up Russell in Super ...

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JoeCar Accident Client
US News Best Personal Injury Law Firm 2017
Peer Rated 2016 Award
Best Lawyers Recognition 2017
5280 Magazine Top Lawyers of 2016