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Avalanche Cases Interpreted Differently by Colorado Courts

Tw o recent cases regarding the deaths of young Colorado skiers as a result of inbounds avalanches last year at Vail and Winter Park have prompted two separate Colorado District Courts to issue completely conflicting opinions as to whether an inbound avalanche is an “inherent risk” of skiing pursuant to the Colorado Skier Safety Act.  On January 22, 2012, 13-year old Taft Conlin was killed by an inbounds avalanche while...
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The Colorado Supreme Court Overturns Black Hawk's Ban on Bicycles

Colorado Supreme Court struck down the city of Black Hawk’s controversial bicycle ban within the city’s limits.  The decision was rendered on February 14, 2013. Black Hawk enacted the bike ban ban in 2010 because of a rise in commercial buses and increase in gambling traffic.  Black Haw has a plethora of narrow, roads without shoulders. The ban did not apply to local bicyclists communting for work. Black Hawk’s bicycle...
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Dog Bite Injury Cases are on the Rise

Law suits involving dog bites are increasing at a rapid pace. In 2011 Insurance companies paid out approximately $479 million for injuries caused by dog bites and dog attacks.  This data is according to a recent study by the Insurance Information Institute ("IIS"). Dog injury claims are typically paid under homeowner’s liability policies. The average amount paid per dog injury claims has risen 54% since 2003 to an average of...
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Commercial Trucks Pose Dangers to Other Drivers

The U.S. economy depends on commercial trucks to deliver 70% of annually transported freight.  15.5 million commercial trucks share the roads with other driverss in the United States. The transportation industry logs well over 4 billion miles every year. The legal weight of an 18-wheel truck at 40 tons and an average length of 70-80 feet, these monstrous commercial trucks pose a serious danger to other drivers on the road....
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Extreme Skier Chris Anthony to provide skier safety tips with Vail Justice

Extreme skier and longtime Vail resident  Chris Anthony  has partnered with Bloch & Chapleau to provide daily skier safety tips on Vail Valley radio stations KYZR 97.7FM The Zephyr and 104.7FM The Mile. Chris Anthony skied professionally at an international level and has been featured by the legendary action sports production company Warren Miller Film Team for 23 years. Between film shoots and sponsor appearances, Chris hosts specialized ski programs...
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