As a skier or snowboarder, you know that there is some risk to this physical activity. You are required to sign a waiver before getting onto a chairlift after all. However, while you do give away some rights, several things can happen that are beyond your control that could lead to an injury or death. It’s important for Oregon skiers to understand what their rights are. A ski accident lawyer in Portland can help you understand your rights and to represent you in a ski accident lawsuit.
What are some instances of ski accidents?Some instances of a ski accident in Portland include but are not limited to:
- Colliding with other snowboarders or skiers
- Chairlift malfunction
- Equipment failure
- Inadequate instruction from the instructor
- Falling or running into stationary objects such as rocks, signs, barriers, fences or trees