Florida is not only a vacation spot for beaches and cruises, but this sunny states’ main attraction lies in amusement parks. When you think back on your days vacationing, images at a park should more than likely recall happy times, full of fun. However, whether you are going to an amusement park for a fun-filled day or you work there, accidents that occur at an amusement park are both very serious or fatal.
Serious amusement park injuries include whiplash, neck and back injuries, heart attacks, broken bones and internal injuries. If you recently have been injured at an amusement park from visiting the park or are employeed there, you may be eligible to file a claim and receive compensation for your pain and suffering.
According to the International Association of Amusement Parks and Attractions (IAAPA), approximately 1,343 ride-related injuries occured within the United States in 2008.
Who is responsible if you are found injured?
Accidents occur at all types of amusement parks. From a carnival-type to well-known theme parks, accidents are bound to happen.
The amusement park owners have legal responsibility to ensure safety for all those that visit their park. Parks ensure the property and the attractions on them. Attractions are to be regularly maintained and kept in proper safety conditions.
If an injury occurs on the amusement park property or attraction and the injury could have been prevented through reasonable steps, the injured person may be eligible to sue for compensation from sudden loss or injury.
Know your rights
Depending on the circumstances of the accident, harm upon visitors or employees may rest on the responsibility of the amusement park owner. An experienced attorney can help evaluate the statute of limitations in your circumstance and make sure you receive proper legal guidance and compensation for your injury. If you or your loved one has been injured from an amusement park injury, call to get your free legal evaluation at 813-931-0840! There are no fees, unless you get paid! Think quick, call Blick!