People search for victims after an avalanche buried multiple people near the highest peak of Taos Ski Valley Thursday, Jan. 17, 2019. The avalanche buried and killed two people. (Morgan Timms/Taos News via AP)

Fatal inbounds avalanches, like the one in Taos, often spur lawsuits against ski areas. They rarely get far.

The question is: Will the trend of unsuccessful lawsuits after fatal avalanches hold as ski areas expand into slide-prone terrain?

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