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Miller & Jacobs – Amusement Park Accidents

Amusement park accidents refer to serious injuries or deaths that occur at an amusement park. Many amusement park accidents are reported to regulatory authorities as usually required by law. The US Consumer Product Safety Commission tracks statistics for all amusement ride accidents. Accidents listed here are caused by one of the following:

Negligence on the part of the guest which may include intentional or unintentional violations of the park’s safety policies

Negligence on the part of the park, either by ride operators or by ride safety inspections

Diagnosed or undiagnosed pre-existing medical conditions, such as high blood pressure, heart illness, and recent back or neck injuries

According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), a trade association for permanent amusement park facilities, 290 million tickets were sold by US amusement parks in 2010.

In Florida we are known for our amusement parks and as seen in the statistic by the US Amusement Parks 290 Million tickets were purchased. With this many people visiting our amusement parks we can understand how accidents can happen. Here at Miller and Jacobs we have represented clients that have had been injured to the negligence on the part of the park, either by ride operators or by ride safety inspections. It is not unusual to have been injured in an amusement or theme park here are some statistics released by the Orlando Sentinel.

Theme park lawsuits involves numerous areas of laws such as premise liability, product liability and personal injury. Let Miller & Jacobs fight for you.

All of Florida’s major parks—which include the Walt Disney World Resort, SeaWorld Orlando, Universal Orlando, and Busch Gardens Tampa Bay—report quarterly details surrounding accidents and other incidents at their parks. A requirement for these reported incidents is that they be fatal incidents, or that the injured person had required an overnight hospital visit. Four examples of the types of incidents that have been reported to Florida’s Bureau of Fair Rides Inspection are listed here:

A 68-year-old woman fractured both legs and an arm while exiting the ride vehicle of Peter Pan’s Flight.

A 42-year-old man broke his left ankle while exiting the Kilimanjaro Safari ride vehicle.

A 14-year-old girl broke her arm on the Camp Jurassic climbing nets.

A 57-year-old man suffered chest pain while riding Revenge of the Mummy.

When a person is injured at an amusement park (or theme park) and pursues an injury claim against the amusement park, the laws of premises liability will typically be applied. If you’re looking for an experienced premises liability lawyer to help you pursue justice and compensation for your injuries, please contact Miller & Jacobs today for a free consultation.

If you or anyone that needs help after being injured at an Amusement Park, Call Miller and Jacobs at 877-848-5297. We will be able to recover all medical bills, expenses and lost wages that have incurred as a result of your personal injury.

Here at Miller and Jacobs we will give you a FREE CONSULTATION, we have offices located in Fort Lauderdale located at 1600 South Federal Hwy, Ste 1101 Pompano Beach, FL 33062, Offices In Orlando located at 5401 Kirkman Road, Ste 660 Orlando, FL 32819 and Offices in Miami located at 3155 NW 82nd Avenue, Suite 101 Miami, FL 33122

Contact us today to speak directly with one of our experienced amusement park injury lawyers. 877-848-5297

Injuries from roller coaster and amusement park accidents are far too common. If you or a loved one has been involved in a roller coaster or amusement park accident, call us immediately; We’ll fight for you.

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