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What is Social Distancing?

As the novel coronavirus takes over the world with over 115,000 cases and thousands of deaths, world health officials are determined to gain control, over what the World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared a pandemic. Health experts and the CDC (Centers for Disease Control Prevention) suggest, that to limit a person’s risk of exposure or spreading the virus between people, we should practice “social distancing.”


The Original Ski Lawyers

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Damages In a Personal Injury Case

Damages in a Personal Injury Case


What Should You Do After a Car Accident?

What Should You Do After a Car Accident?


Evan Banker - Top Lawyer 2020

Evan Banker is passionate about the practice of law. “We believe that the law is the great equalizer. In a courtroom, it is not a miracle for David to defeat Goliath, or for an individual to hold a big corporation or insurance company accountable. That is justice, nothing more, nothing less. That is what our clients deserve.” Whether he is representing someone who has suffered life changing permanent injuries and has lost a career, or someone who is struggling with medical bills, Evan is always focused on why clients come to him for help. “It is...


Ski Boot Recall

On November 21, 2019, SCARPA, a performance shoe company, announced a recall in North America for their ski boots. More specifically, their Maestrale RS and Maestrale Men’s ski boots. The boots were recalled do to cracking of the ski boot shell, posing a fall hazard and risk of injury to the consumer. SCARPA as well as the United States Consumer Product Safety Commission, advise that consumers should immediately stop using the recalled ski boots and contact SCARPA for instructions. There was a total of 4,200 units sold in the United States and...


Trust The Real Experts

The injury rate for recreational skiers and snowboarders is approximately 1.37 per 1,000 skier/snowboarder visits. In Colorado, this translates to about 25,000 injuries, from minor to severe, each ski season. Snowboarders and skiers suffer different types of injuries, but their statistical likelihood of an injury is equivalent. Despite common misconceptions, snowboarders are neither more dangerous nor more likely to be injured than skiers.About 5% of all skiing injuries are due to collisions. The uphill or overtaking skier (or rider) has the...


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Damages

On a June morning in 2016, Richard Terlingen came to Denver District Court for a case management conference. He was rolling down the hallway using a sip-and-puff wand to drive his heavy-duty extra-large electric-power wheelchair. He mis-judged the courtroom entrance by an inch or so on the right and bashed into the door frame. Richard cussed softly to himself and backed out. He was a big man in a big wheelchair. Richard Terlingen, age 61, was paralyzed from the neck down. He was a quadriplegic (medical term: “tetraplegic”). He had no movement or...


What is a Ski Collision Case?

What is a ski collision case?Skiing is not a contact sport and being blindsided by another skier or snowboarder is not an inherent risk under either Colorado or Utah law. Colorado law presumes that the uphill skier or boarder is at fault in a skiing accident, because the overtaking skier has the primary duty to avoid the skier below. In Utah, skiers are required to exercise “reasonable care” to avoid collisions. Usually, this also means the uphill skier must yield to skiers below.Thus, one of the key issues in any skier/skier case is who was the...