Skiing and snowboarding are very popular in Massachusetts and throughout the greater New England area. There will be many people hitting the slopes each weekend until there is no snow left on the ground. While this can be a great deal of fun, it can also be dangerous. In some cases, the ski area will be liable for any injuries or deaths that occur on the mountain.
According to a recent news article from People, a 10-year-old girl was killed while she was in the middle of taking a ski lesson. Her mother said that while her child was skiing in the lesson, she lost control and crashed into a tree on New Year’s Day. This crash resulted in severe head injury that soon proved fatal. Following the accident, she was rushed to a local level-one trauma center where she was treated for what doctors described as a closed head wound. Continue reading