Walt Disney World Hit With Yet Another Lawsuit After Pool Injury
Walt Disney World has certainly faced its fair share of lawsuits over the past few years, and this trend is clearly not coming to an end anytime soon. Recently, a woman filed a lawsuit against the theme park for an injury she sustained at a pool, seeking $100,000. But what exactly happened here, and does this lawsuit actually have a solid chance of success? One thing’s for sure: this individual is going to need a qualified, experienced personal injury on her side if she wants to achieve a positive outcome.
If you have been injured at an Orlando theme park, you should get in touch with a qualified, experienced personal injury attorney as soon as possible. These legal professionals can assess your unique situation during a consultation and determine the best course of action. With their assistance, you can strive for a fair, adequate settlement in the most confident, efficient way possible. Book your consultation as soon as possible for best results.
What Happened in Walt Disney World
On March 23rd, it was reported that a woman had filed a $100,000 lawsuit against Disney World for an injury she had sustained in a pool. This incident apparently occurred all the way back in 2019, when the woman was using the sandcastle water slide at the resort pool. For whatever reason, the slide caused her to smash into the water at high velocity, and she impacted the floor of the pool with considerable force. This left her with a “severe left ankle injury.” Apparently, this woman has been forced to undergo extensive surgery to repair several torn ligaments. The lawsuit also claims that even after the surgery, she was diagnosed with “chronic regional pain syndrome” as a result of the accident.
Why Was Disney World to Blame?
The plaintiff argues that Disney World was negligent in allowing residents to use such a dangerous slide. The plaintiff also suggests that the theme park had a duty to evaluate the safety of the slide and maintain it if necessary. Perhaps most crucially, they argue that the theme park “knew or should have known” that the hazard existed.
Specifically, the plaintiff argues that the theme park essentially allowed too much water to flow through the slide, increasing the speed of its users to a dangerous level. They also claim that the theme park failed to maintain the depth of the catch pool and failed to “have a proper angle for the exit flume.” Finally, they point out that the theme park failed to instruct the plaintiff on the proper body position and failed to publish warning signs about the proper body position recommended for users.
Enlist the Help of a Qualified Attorney Today
The dedicated Orlando personal injury attorneys at Payer Law can help you recover compensation for your injuries. It’s always a good idea to work with a local lawyer who understands the various laws and regulations surrounding Orlando theme parks, and you should book your consultation as soon as possible due to the statute of limitations. Reach out today, and Payer Law can help you get started with an action plan as soon as possible.