Extreme sports such as snowboarding require taking certain bodily risks to complete a turn or jump. The increased interest in snowboarding has caused serious injuries and/or death for the snowboarder. An individual injured in a snowboarding accident may receive compensation for injuries that occur during the activity.
Snowboarding injuries range from mild to severe and include:
The most common types of snowboarding accidents include collisions with other snowboarders and:
Yes. If a snowboarding injury was caused by someone else’s negligence, then the individual has the right to sue that person. Negligence is the failure to use the amount of care an ordinary person in the same or similar circumstances would use. Examples of snowboarding lawsuits based on negligence include:
Yes. Whenever a product such as a snowboard causes harm to the user based on a design defect, warning defect, or defective manufacturing, it is considered a defective product. Under product liability, manufacturers, designers, distributors, and retailers can be held responsible for the defective product.
Yes. You could receive money to pay for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering because of someone else’s negligence. Contact a personal injury lawyer to understand your right to sue.
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