ski resort News

American Claims Management Awarded Vail Resorts’ Ski Pass Insurance Contract

San Diego, CA, December 10, 2014 –Vail Resorts, Inc. selected national third party administrator (TPA), American Claims Management Inc. (ACM) to manage its ski pass insurance claims. Vail Resorts is the premier mountain resort company and a leader in luxury, …

Paralyzed Snowboarder Wants Oregon Resort Held Responsible for Faulty Jump

The Oregon Supreme Court has been asked to invalidate a ski resort’s liability waiver by a snowboarder paralyzed from the waist down on one of the resort’s expert jumps. The snowboarder’s attorneys argue that the resort bears a responsibility for …

Tahoe Ski Resort Settles Suit Over Chairlift Death

A lawsuit filed by a family against a Lake Tahoe ski resort and other companies over the death of a man who fell from a chairlift has been settled, although financial terms of the deal were not disclosed. The Sacramento …

State Senate OKs California Ski Safety Legislation

The state Senate passed a bill that would require California ski resorts to prepare an annual safety plan and post those reports on their websites. Lawmakers passed SB564 on a 24-8 partisan vote. The bill by Democratic Sen. Bill Monning …

Sierra Nevada Ski Resort Employee Dies After Avalanche

A member of a Sierra Nevada ski resort’s patrol team who was injured after being caught in an avalanche has died. Alpine Meadows said in a statement that 53-year-old Bill Foster died at Renown Regional Medical Center in Reno, Nev., …