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The National Trial Lawyers Announces Trent Ongert as One of Its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Colorado

The National Trial Lawyers
For Immediate Release The National Trial Lawyers is pleased to announce that Trent Ongert of Bloch & Chapleau Cates Ongert Attorneys at Law has been selected for inclusion into its Top 100 Civil Plaintiff Trial Lawyers in Colorado, an honor given to only a select group of lawyers for their superior skills and qualifications in the field.  Membership in this exclusive organization is by invitation only and is limited to the...
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Eldora Ski Collision Death On November 30, 2021

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Florida Jury Awards $1 Billion in Damages for Semi-Truck Collision

Florida Jury Awards $1 Billion in Damages for Semi-Truck Collision
On August 20, 2021, a Florida jury returned a $1 billion verdict in a commercial truck collision lawsuit that resulted in the death of a teenager. A distracted semi-truck driver traveling 70 miles per hour slammed into the rear of the teenager’s vehicle, who was at a complete stop in traffic because another distracted semi-truck driver had rolled his truck on the road ahead. The jury’s billion dollar verdict came after...
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Colorado Supreme Court Rules on Ski Avalanche Death


The Colorado Supreme Court recently rejected Taft Conlin’s family’s appeal of its lawsuit against Vail Resorts. Taft Conlin was killed while skiing by an inbounds avalanche at Vail ski area in 2012 when he was just 13 years old. Passionate about protecting others from Taft’s fate, his mother Louise Ingalls remains a firm advocate for increased transparency and safety measures from large commercial ski resorts. “We never [want] this to happen...
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New Ski Legislation

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Bloch & Chapleau has been at the forefront of the effort to enact laws in Colorado to require ski areas to increase safety and transparency on the slopes. As previously indicated on this blog, Bloch & Chapleau proposed legislation to the Colorado Trial Lawyers Association (CTLA) for the adoption of common-sense safety measures that would be easy and inexpensive for ski areas to implement, including: installing video cameras in high collision...
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