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Skier's Injury Waiver Valid Despite Late Arrival, 10th Circ. Says

Law360 (June 10, 2019, 8:41 PM EDT) -- The Tenth Circuit ruled Monday that a release of liability to which an injured skier ostensibly agreed was not an illegal modification to her contract with a Colorado ski resort, even though it was issued two days after she purchased her lift ticket.

In a published decision, a three-judge Tenth Circuit panel unanimously affirmed a summary judgment ruling in favor of PowderMonarch LLC in a suit accusing the operator of the Monarch Mountain ski resort of being responsible for injuries suffered by skier Brenda Patterson in 2014 after she fell while exiting a chairlift and was hit by another skier, causing...

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Appellate - 10th Circuit

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4360 Other Personal Injury

Date Filed

January 5, 2018

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