A seven person federal jury determined Big Mountain was not liable for the injury of a young boy. As noted in an earlier entry it’s tough to win cases against ski areas. The law is unfavorable and jurors are pre-disposed to think that skiers and snowboarders have assumed any and every risk imaginable.
Even though they’re tough, valid cases should be seriously considered. And, as mentioned in other columns, collision cases between skiers or snowboarders are definitely worth pursuing.