Articles Tagged with theme park

Carousel Personal InjuryEvery year, millions of children visit Florida theme parks, water parks, amusement parks, and attractions. For most people, the experience is a positive one and often leads to memories that last a lifetime. Unfortunately for some children,  water parks and theme parks are also the sites of serious personal injuries. Some children even die while visiting a theme park, amusement park, attraction, or water park.  What are the legal rights of the child or family of a child when there is an injury to a child at one of these Florida vacation spots or attractions?  It should be noted that theme parks, property owners, management companies, and tenants are not absolute insurers of the safety of a child.  In other words, just becase an injury takes place on premises does not mean that the owner, operator, or management company is liable for the injury sustained by the child. Each case should be should be evaluated on its own facts and circumstances.
Here are some questions arise when a child suffers personal injuries at a  theme park, attraction, amusement park, or water park.
What were the circumstances leading to the injury?

Swimming Pool - Water Slide - Injury - Drowning
During the summer months, children enjoy the time off from school and the opportunity to splash around at the community pool, a neighbor’s pool, a water park, or theme park.  Most public areas are well maintained and inspected frequently.  Most are staffed with trained lifeguards and maintenance personnel to provide for a safe aquatic environment for children. Unfortunately for some children Unfortunately for some children during the summer months, a swimming pool, water park, or theme park is the site for a serious personal injury.  Some incidents even result in the untimely and tragic death of a child as a result of a drowning or a traumatic injury.
Is a water park, theme park or property owner of a swimming pool liable or responsible for injuries that take place on the premises? The answer to this question like many other depends the particular facts and circumstances of the incident leading to the serious personal injuries or death of the child. There are four elements that are required to be proved to establish a case against a swimming pool owner, theme park, or water park.
1. Duty;