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Aspen SkiCo Weiner Roast Causes Lift Accident

This case involved a lift loading accident at the base of the Deep Temerity bowl in Aspen Highlands.  Ryan Bradley, a Basalt Middle School teacher, outdoorsman and expert skier, was in line to board the Deep Temerity lift on a snowy Presidents’ Day weekend.  The lift attendants were grilling hot dogs and passing them out to the crowd.  Approximately 15 minutes earlier, the Deep Temerity lift was stopped and a chair was rigged with a support structure to evacuate an injured skier in a toboggan.  The lift attendants had forgotten that the chair with...

Denver Post: $10M Verdict for Medical Malpractice Victim


Jury Awards $240,000 in Slip and Fall

A Denver jury awarded $240,418.23 to Ms. Carol Wilson, who slipped and fell in her hotel bathtub at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Denver, formerly the Adams Mark, resulting in a thoracic vertebrae fracture. Ms. Wilson’s bathroom shower was not equipped with a slip-resistant bathmat, a slip-resistant surface or a safety bar.

$1.5M Settlement for Ski Collision Victim at Utah Resort

Law Reporter - $1.5M Settlement for Ski Collision Victim Injured at Utah Resort

$10.1 Million Med Mal Verdict for Failure to Treat Claim

A nine-year-old boy presented to his primary care pediatrician in October, 2004 with symptoms of frequent urination and neck "stretching." The doctor attributed the symptoms to anxiety and/or stress, brought about by the family's recent move from Israel to the United States. The child's mother consulted with the pediatrician by phone on at least two occasions following the October, 2004 office exam. It was undisputed that the mother reported occasional headaches and fatigue in one of these calls. The patient was next seen for an office exam on...

Broadway Ballerina Awarded $2.4 Million in Damages For Ski Collision