Ski Accident Law: Defined

Ski accident law is a specialized area of personal injury law. We asked Jim Chalat, a Colorado attorney with over 30 years experience whose practice focuses on personal injury, and particularly ski accident law, to explain how it works. Here’s what he told us in a recent interview.

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Ski Accident Law: Common Injuries & Reckless Behavior

Skiing and snowboarding can be dangerous sports and often result in injuries and even death. But what are the most common injuries and how does the law punish reckless behavior on the slopes? To find out, we asked Jim Chalat, a Colorado attorney with over 30 years experience whose practice focuses on personal injury, and particularly ski accident law.

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Ski Accident Law FAQs

Jim Chalat, a Colorado attorney with over 30 years experience whose practice focuses on personal injury, and particularly ski accident law, recently sat down with us and provided answers to Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) about ski accident law.

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Colorado Skiing Accidents: How Colorado Law Differs From Other States

Colorado is considered a leader in the skiing industry and skiing is such a vital part of its tourist economy that it enacted a statute in 1979 controlling the various rights, duties, responsibilities and liabilities of ski area operators and skiers – which includes snowboards, people on short skis, skinny skis or any type of downhill apparatus. However, Colorado’s laws differ greatly from other states’ laws. This article explains how.

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Ski & Snowboarding Accidents: Do You Have A Product Liability Lawsuit?

How does product liability relate to ski and snowboarding accidents? The answer is – in more ways than you might think. We asked Jim Chalat, a Colorado attorney with over 30 years experience whose practice focuses on personal injury, and particularly ski accident law, to explain how product liability cases relate to this growing area of law.

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