ski resort liability News

Utah Judge Limits Suit over Drunken Attack at Ski Resort’s Oktoberfest

A Utah judge this week tossed out part of a lawsuit filed by a family who says they were beaten by drunken revelers at a ski resort’s Oktoberfest celebration because the event has turned into a booze-fueled Rocky Mountain spring …

Montana Bill Would Add Tree Wells As ‘Risk Of Skiing’

The Legislature is passing a bill that would include tree wells as one of the risks of skiing in Montana. Senate Bill 164 will go to Gov. Steve Bullock next for his consideration. Sponsored by Republican Sen. Brian Hoven of …

Helmets Now Commonplace on Oregon Slopes

They come in nearly every color scheme imaginable, from camouflage to bright pink. Most skiers and snowboarders on the slopes are wearing them, and if you’re not, well, you are not just reckless, you are . GASP!  Unfashionable. “Now I …

Judge Dismisses Suit Challenging New Hampshire Ski Resort Immunity

A judge has dismissed a Massachusetts couple’s lawsuit against the operators of a New Hampshire ski area, saying the companies can’t be held liable for a crash between a ski instructor and a teenage boy. Susan and Michael Hanus sued …