Ski Accidents

Dedicated Boulder Personal Injury Lawyers

Counsel for Ski & Snowboard Injuries

Hitting the slopes is a pastime for Boulder tourists and residents alike. With our world-class resorts and long ski seasons, it should come as no surprise that the risks of an injury from a ski or snowboard accident are extremely high. When you are injured as a result of negligence on the slopes, who do you turn to for help recovering compensation?

At Klein Frank, P.C., our Boulder personal injury attorneys have represented clients through numerous high-profile ski accident and other personal injury cases. Our knowledgeable counsel and local flavor has down in the dumps been sought by many individuals, and our resounding record of success in these accidents has made us a go-to choice for those who have suffered an unfortunate injury. We have received numerous honors, including being named among the Nation’s Top One Percent of lawyers by the National Association of Distinguished Counsel, and being named one of the Best Law Firms by U.S. News & World Report for each of the last two years.

If you are injured on the slopes, call Klein Frank, P.C. today at (303) 622-3876 and let us assist you starting with a free initial consultation.

Exceptional Representation for Plentiful Skiing

Colorado’s winters are well-renowned amongst ski, snowboard, and other winter sports enthusiasts from around the world. If you are injured at any of the resorts in the Boulder area, our legal team may be able to assist you if you believe you have a case.

We may be able to help you if you have been injured at any of the following Boulder resorts:

  • Eldora
  • Arapahoe
  • Breckenridge
  • Copper Mountain
  • Loveland
  • Winter Park
  • Keystone
  • Vail resorts

Ski accidents can have potentially devastating and even life-long consequences. It is not uncommon for injuries on the slopes to include broken bones, severe lacerations, concussions, and even more serious injuries, many of them requiring extensive surgery and physical therapy to rehabilitate. For this reason, we at Klein Frank, P.C. stand ready to defend the rights of those who have been injured.

Notable Ski Accident Cases

We have a history of success in ski accident cases. We supported Doran Laybourn through his accident, recovery, and lawsuit. Laybourn suffered 17 fractures in his tibia, plus a broken fibula, cheek bones, nose, and teeth. The wreck hospitalized him for nearly two weeks, and became the subject of a documentary film by Snowboard Magazine.

We also represented the family of Hoot Brown, a skier who was crushed by a SnoCat groomer at the Telluride Ski Resort. No criminal charges were ever filed for the negligence, but we were successful in our civil suit not only for compensation, but also upgraded safety, the renaming of the terrain park “Hoot’s Hood” and an iconic statue of our client at the top of the mountain.

We also represented Jake White in a skier-to-skier collision case. We were able to recover more than $250,000 for our client.

To get started on your case, contact Klein Frank, P.C. online now!

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  • Carrie Riesberg, a client of Klein Frank, P.C., hired the firm for a legal malpractice case after she hired another attorney for a shoulder pain pump case. She describes Klein Frank, P.C. as very “down to earth” and remarked on their fantastic reputation and personal approach to the cases they handle.

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