Head and Spinal Cord Injuries From Ski Accidents Rising

According to a recent article, a review of data on spinal cord and head injuries from snow sports such as skiing and snowboarding in 10 countries found that the number of skiers and snowboarders suffering head and spinal cord injuries rose substantially between 1990 and 2004. Experts say the increase is probably due to greater risk-taking on the slopes.

The Washington and Oregon spinal cord and head injury lawyers at D’Amore & Associates have unfortunately seen the tragic results of unnecessary risk taking. As many of us head off for winter vacations, by all means have fun, but also stay safe by avoiding unnecessary risks on the slopes.