Those familiar with the legal system are more likely to sue.

See People familiar with the legal system are more likely to sue to understand a little more.

Here the deceased had just graduated from law school with his wife. The deceased missed a turn at the Canyons and hit a tree. The suit is alleging the resort should have posted signs or ropes to make skiers away of the turn and drop off.
“The unmarked, merging trails, sharp turn and drop-off without warning signs, roping or fencing caused Mr. Coles to ski over the edge and collide with a tree,” the lawsuit states. “[The Canyons Resort] should have known that failing to warn, rope and fence off the hazardous situation could result in injury to its skiers.”
The article also says the deceased live in Park City and skied there a lot. Do you wonder if the deceased knew about the turn and drop off?
Presently, the case has been dismissed by a Federal District court because there was a lack of diversity. Meaning the parties all resided in the same state so the suit must go forward in state court. The widow says she will re-file the case in state court.

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