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More Details Emerge In Tyre Sampson’s Theme Park Fatality


The Florida community is still reeling from the death of Tyre Sampson, the young boy who died after falling from a ride at a theme park in Orlando. The family is also continuing to explore legal options, and it now seems clear that they will sue the theme park for negligence in a wrongful death lawsuit. The latest news shows that the family has uncovered clear signs of misconduct, and they are now suing virtually everyone involved in the theme park – except the teenager who was operating the ride at the time of the fatal accident.

If you have suffered a serious injury at an Orlando theme park, you should get in touch with a qualified, experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible. The same goes if you have lost a loved one in a fatal accident. The sooner you book a consultation with a legal professional, the sooner you can start approaching this situation in a confident, efficient manner. With their help, a considerable financial settlement is within grasp, and you can use this settlement to pay for your medical expenses, missed wages, and much more. Remember, the statute of limitations may prevent you from suing if you wait too long, so it’s best to act now.

New Details Emerge After Family Files Lawsuit 

On April 25th of 2022, it was reported that the family of Tyre Sampson had decided to sue Icon Park for the death of the 14-year-old. The lawsuit revealed many new details about the circumstances surrounding the accident. According to state investigators who looked into the matter, there were significant issues with the seats on the ride at the time of Tyre’s passing. A report stated that the Tyre’s seat allowed for a seven-inch opening, when the maximum opening should have been just three inches. The implication is that Tyre slipped out of the restraints due to the fact that they were too loose.

This issue could have been avoided, the report states, if there had been sufficient manual adjustments made on a regular basis. Evidence shows that these manual adjustments did in fact take place, but the seat in question still exhibited a seven-inch gap at the bottom rather than the acceptable 3-inch gap. Among other things, the lawsuit argues that the riders should have been made aware of the risks, and that safer alternate seat designs should have been implemented to prevent “the risk of a rider coming out of the seat and the catastrophic injuries associated with such an event.” 

Enlist the Help of a Qualified Attorney Today 

If you have been injured or lost a loved one at an amusement park, the skilled Orlando amusement park accident lawyers at Payer Law. We have helped numerous injured plaintiffs over the years, and we can guide you towards a fair, adequate settlement for all of the damages you have been forced to endure. Tyre Sampson’s tragic passing highlights the fact that there are still serious safety issues at some of Florida’s most popular theme parks, and these safety issues must be addressed. Book your consultation today, and hold negligent parties accountable for their reckless misconduct.


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