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New Details in Burg Simpson’s Wrongful Death Lawsuit Against Vail Ski Resort Operators

By Burg Simpson

October 10, 2013  

Thirteen-year-old Taft M. Conlin from Eagle County, Colorado died as a result of being caught in an avalanche while skiing Vail Mountain on January 22, 2012. Attorney James G. Heckbert and Burg Simpson Eldredge Hersh and Jardine, P.C. filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the operators of Colorado’s Vail Ski Resort on behalf of Taft’s parents.

The Denver Post published an update on the current litigation on 10/10/13. According to recent depositions, Vail Ski Resort employees were misleading in statements they made about Vail’s avalanche mitigation work.

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