Accidents at Ski Resorts or Recreational Areas
Outdoor winter activities such as skiing, snowboarding or snowmobiling are common recreational sports for many people in Ontario. Participating in these activities, however, can involve certain risks. If you or a loved one was injured in a ski accident or snowmobile accident, an experienced Toronto injury lawyer can help you determine your rights and options for seeking compensation.
Companies and organizations that manage ski resorts, snowmobile trails and winter recreation facilities have the responsibility to ensure the safety of their customers. Drivers of snow machines also have responsibilities just like car drivers. When they ignore these responsibilities, victims may seek compensation for the serious injuries that result.
Since 1982, lawyer Guy Farrell of Farrell Law Group has focused on providing client-centered personal injury services. He also takes a special interest in ski racing and other winter sports. As such, he understands the unique legal implications in personal injury claims involving winter sports, and represents clients throughout southern Ontario who have suffered injury while snowboarding, skiing or snowmobiling.
Farrell Law Group will advocate on your behalf, shouldering the legal burden of investigating liability, preparing your claim and negotiating with insurance companies. We understand the serious injuries a snow-related accident may cause, including:
- Broken bones and stress fractures
- Shoulder or knee injuries
- Back and spinal cord injuries
- Concussions and other head injuries
- Other serious injuries
We work with top medical specialists to determine the full impact of your injury, and we work diligently to ensure both your short- and long-term needs are met within your settlement.
Accidents Caused by Individuals
Other individuals on the ski hill or driving a snowmobile have the responsibility to protect the safety of others around them. If you were involved in a collision with another skier or snowboarder, you may be able to recover compensation from the person at fault.
Similarly, if you were a passenger involved in a snowmobile accident, you may be able to obtain compensation for the driver's negligence, especially in cases in which the individual may have been intoxicated at the time of the accident. We will help you sort through the complexities to determine all possible options for recovering the compensation you need.
Contact Our Experienced Ski Accident Lawyer Serving Collingwood and Southern Ontario
Our firm also regularly handles accident claims resulting from snow sports injuries, such as ski accidents or snowboard accidents. Many people unfortunately suffer serious injury or even death by falling off chair lifts or due to negligent management of the ski trails or hills. Even if a waiver has been signed, recovery may still be possible. If you or a family member suffered serious injury while on a skiing holiday, we can assist you in seeking compensation from the resort or ski management company responsible.