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Won defense verdict in $97M Vermont ski case

Date: 02.16.24

WTO won a defense verdict in a $97 million catastrophic injury case for a ski resort. 

Following a 12-day federal trial in Vermont, a jury entered a defense verdict and found that the defendant resort was not negligent. 

The WTO trial team, along with Vermont co-counsel Tom Aicher of Cleary Shahi & Aicher, emphasized their client’s strong safety record to overcome steep challenges in securing a significant defense verdict.

The large case involved 29 witnesses at trial, including seven experts.

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