IAAPA statistics revealed 1,343 ride-related injuries throughout U.S. in 2008 only.
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A fun day at an amusement park can turn into a nightmare in a second. International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA) statistics revealed 1,343 ride-related injuries throughout U.S. in 2008 only. 80 of these injuries were "serious", meaning the victims needed to spend the night in a hospital for treatment (and not just observation). Not all injuries are noticeable immediately after the incident. For example, someone could suffer an apparent minor neck injury after an adventurous ride and only after a few days discovers he/she has whiplash. Or while on a ride, you could experience a minor stomach pain and later you discover that you have suffered internal injuries.
Amusement park injury cases are usually handled by personal injury lawyers and usually on a contingency fee basis. The contingency fee depends on the contractual agreement you sign with your lawyer or law firm, which is paid as a percentage of the award or settlement in the case. In this type of lawyer-client agreement, if the case goes to trial and you...View full answer
Amusement parks have insurances that protect them in visitor injury cases and plenty of experienced lawyers to keep them safe from getting sued. If you have been the victim of an amusement park or a water park incident, you will need a good personal injury attorney to protect your rights and organize the case, so that you receive the...View full answer
A total of 357 U.S fixed-site amusement facilities were invited to participate in the 2013 survey of patron injuries. Statistics show that the most catastrophic amusement park injures have been caused by roller coaster rides. The overall number of injuries on roller coasters declined from 515 in 2012 to 494 in 2013, a decrease of 4.1%....View full answer
Amusement park injury cases have a complex nature, as several areas of state and federal law may come into play. A case like this is most likely a combination of product liability, negligence, and premises liability. Most amusement park owners or representatives will not settle a claim unless a lawsuit is filed, and many of these...View full answer
Amusement park injuries can usually be based on negligence, product liability and premises liability. The vast majority of personal injury cases are predicated on a negligence base premises liability cause of action where the owner of the establishment would owe a duty to protect patrons from dangers. There are 4 basic element which need to be...View full answer