John R. Fuller P.C.

1736 Race Street
Denver, CO 80206

(303) 597-4500

While winter weather conditions may wreak havoc on the roads in Colorado, they are wonderful on the slopes. Skiing and snowboarding are popular winter sports that bring travelers from all over the world to Colorado’s slopes and mountain peaks. Yet this fun can come with a devastating price. Ski accidents can lead to serious and even fatal injuries. When a ski company or resort’s negligence causes those accidents, you may be able to file a claim against the responsible parties.

What are Common Ski Accident Injuries? Ski accident injuries range from mild sprains and soft tissue injuries to more serious traumatic brain injuries and spinal cord injuries. The most common types of injuries include:

  • Sprains and muscle strains

  • ACL/MCL injuries

  • Back injuries

  • Spinal cord injuries

  • Traumatic brain injuries

  • Concussions

  • Broken bones

  • Disfigurement

  • Lacerations

  • And more

What Types of Ski Accidents Occur Most Frequently? There are many ways you can injure yourself on the slopes, but the most common types of ski accidents include:

  • Collisions with other skiers and snowboarders

  • Collisions with trees, signs, or other barriers

  • Chair lift accidents

  • Ski instructor accidents

  • Ski equipment failure

  • Improperly marked dangers on slopes

  • And more

When you go skiing or snowboarding you assume a certain amount of risk. If your injuries are due to your own negligence, then there is little a Colorado personal injury lawyer can do to help you file a claim. If your injuries are due to a ski instructor’s negligence, another skier’s negligence, or a ski company’s negligence, then your Colorado injury lawyer can help you file a claim to recover compensation for your injuries. In addition, skiing manufacturers can be to blame if your ski or snowboard was defective and this led to serious injuries.

Reckless skiers, chair lift accidents, improperly marked or maintained trails, and defective ski equipment are some of the most common ways you can be injured on the slopes by another person or company’s negligence. Yet many people are unaware of their legal rights after they are injured in a skiing or snowboarding accident. As a result, they may not realize that they are entitled to compensation they rightly deserve—and need to fully recover.

Contact a Denver Personal Injury Attorney Today!

john-fuller-personal-injury-attorneyWe are available 24/7, and routinely handle personal injury cases across Colorado. We represent Colorado residents as well as clients injured while visiting our state. Discuss your case with personal injury attorney John R. Fuller now by scheduling a free initial consultation. Call (303) 597-4500.

A fire broke out today at a family home in Aurora, Colorado, according to the Denver Post. Firefighters responded to the house fire on Emporia Street at 9:50am. Numerous rooms of the house were engulfed in fire and it was noticeable from the street with heavy smoke and visible flames. Three of four residents were at home when the fire broke out and seemingly threatened their lives. All three victims were able to escape but two beloved family pet birds were consumed by the fire. Firefighters were able to completely contain the fire by 10:10am, although the home suffered from fire, smoke and water damage. The house also endured holes in the roof when firefighters needed to ventilate the heavy smoke from the house. The fire’s orientation is still under investigation. Have you been injured during a dangerous house fire? Contact an Aurora Personal Injury Attorney to further discuss your options. House fires are very common and can cause considerable amounts of damage. Heating is the second leading cause of accidental fire death in the home, according to the National Fire Protection Association. Fewer than 3,000 people die each year in house fires. More than 80 percent of residential fire deaths and injuries result from fires in family houses and apartments. Being injured in a house fire can be devastating and may result in a legal claim. If you or a family member have been hurt due to a house fire then you need the dedicated services of an experienced Aurora Personal Injury Attorney. A destructive fire can leave one feeling hopeless and discouraged; seeking the help of a highly qualified attorney can help ease your suffering so you can focus on what is important. John Fuller is an aggressive Personal Injury Attorney that will commit his time to your case in order to see to it that you get what you deserve. For more information and a FREE CONSULTATION, contact John Fuller at (303)597-4500. Return to Homepage Bookmark and Share
A 2-year-old boy is in critical condition after being struck by a truck in a Colorado Springs car wash parking lot. 7News is reporting that the boy was with his father at the car wash on South Academy Blvd when he was struck by a Hummer on Tuesday. Police said the boy was taken to the hospital with a serious head injury. Jim Dodson, a Lakewood Ranch car accident attorney, points out that an extreme mount of anxiety can be caused by serious injuries to children. The loss of 4,378 lives in pedestrian/motor vehicle crashes in 2008 is an awful statistic. That amounts to twelve deaths everyday of the year. According to WalkingInfo.org, there were 69,000 reported pedestrian injuries in 2008, nearly one every 8 minutes. In the state of Colorado alone, 44 pedestrians lost their lives. Injuries from motor vehicle accidents in Colorado and the United States number in the millions every year. If you become one of these auto accident statistics, you may be shocked at the difficulties you have getting fair treatment and compensation for your injuries. The Denver personal injury attorney you select often makes the difference between a settlement that favors the insurance company and a settlement or verdict that is fair and meets your needs. Our law firm has the experience to know when our clients are being treated fairly and will respond accordingly. Contact John R. Fuller, P.C., at 303-597-4500 for a free initial consultation to discuss your case. Return to our Homepage Bookmark and Share
A friendly get-together between two families in Wisconsin turned tragic Wednesday when a four-year-old girl was attacked and killed by the family dog. 7News is reporting that the girl and her family had visited the home and the dog many times before. The dog, a male boxer, and the girl were alone when the incident happened so no one knows what prompted the attack. A passing neighbor saw the attack from the road and alerted the family who then called 911. The girl was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. The dog was euthanized. According to Dogbitelaw.com, a recent study showed that 1,000 Americans are treated daily in emergency rooms as a result of dog bites. In 2007 there were 33 fatal dog attacks in the United States. Most dog bite victims who receive medical attention are children with facial injuries. A dog bite is often a traumatic and scary event—–especially for young children. A child’s small stature makes him especially vulnerable to head, neck and facial injuries including severe facial fractures, permanent scarring, nerve damage and life threatening head injuries. A large dog can easily break a child’s bones and their powerful jaws are capable of causing serious puncture wounds to the face, neck and head. If someone you love was killed by a dog, it is important to know that Colorado’s dog laws are on your side. You do not have to face the future with uncertainty—contact a Colorado dog bite attorney today. Call Denver personal injury attorney John Fuller today for a free consultation. 303-597-4500 Return to our Homepage Bookmark and Share
CBS4Denver.com has reported that a “wrongful death lawsuit was filed in Denver Wednesday by relatives of a Denver family killed on Thanksgiving Day in 2008 by leaking carbon monoxide.” The family was staying in a vacation home in Aspen at the time, part of a package deal they purchased in a charity auction for their kid’s school. Lawyers for the family allege that several people are responsible for the failures that contributed to their deaths, including the “owner of a plumbing company and two local building inspectors recently indicted in a separate criminal action.” The family hopes the lawsuit will prevent future deaths and will hold those accountable responsible. The Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that there are 15,000 emergency room visits and 500 deaths due to unintentional CO (carbon monoxide) poisoning in the US every year. The CDC reports that the symptoms most associated with CO poisoning are headaches, nausea, dizziness and mental confusion. Anyone experiencing these symptoms is encouraged to contact emergency crews immediately. If a loved one becomes sick or has been killed due to similar circumstances, you need to speak to a qualified Denver Personal Injury Attorney for an assessment of your legal options. John R. Fuller is knowledgeable and passionate and will put these qualities to work for you. For a free consultation and review of your case contact our offices today at (303) 597-4500. Return to Our Homepage Bookmark and Share
A six year old Colorado Springs girl was severely injured when she was attacked by a pit bull. According to the Denver post, the girl suffered extensive injuries to her face that will require surgery. The dog’s owner was cited for illegal ownership of a dangerous dog. The dog was taken by the human society to be euthanized. According to Dogbite.org, between January 2006 and September 2008, 46 people lost their lives and over half a million received emergency room treatment after being attacked by pit bulls. If you or someone you love was involved in a dog attack and suffered a dog bite injury, it is important to have an experienced and aggressive Denver dog bite attorney on your side. Your attorney may be able to obtain the financial compensation you need to pay for medical expenses, rehabilitation, lost wages and long term care. Contact Denver dog bite attorney John Fuller today at 303-597-4500 to receive a free initial consultation. Return to our Homepage   Bookmark and Share