Spending the day at local amusement parks sounds like a good way to soak up some summer sun and thrills. But sometimes, rides just aren’t safe enough and people end up in the hospital. When this happens, you need an experienced Kansas City personal injury law firm on your side to help you collect compensation for damages suffered due to amusement or water park injuries.
Regulations and Inspections
These parks have safety regulations that they have to follow, and they conduct both daily and weekly safety inspections. But rides sometimes unfortunately malfunction, leading to serious amusement or water park injuries.
Schlitterbahn Waterpark opened its highest waterslide Verrückt to great fanfare in 2014, but any of the water attractions could be dangerous if not properly designed, maintained or repaired.
Common Types of Amusement or Water Park Injuires
Injuries from rides at these parks can include broken bones, paralysis, spinal cord injuries, fractures, traumatic brain injuries, and more. Wave pools packed with people can make it hard for lifeguards to supervise everyone and spot someone in distress.
And it’s not just big parks that can be dangerous. The City of Parkville shut down its 2014 Fourth of July carnival rides because they didn’t pass two safety inspections. Other carnival venues could have similar issues and less diligent inspectors.
Contact Our Experienced Kansas City Personal Injury Law Firm for Help Collecting Compensation for Damages
If you or a loved one have suffered amusement or water park injuries and are looking to sue for damages, you need an experienced Kansas City personal injury attorney on your side to help you get compensated.
Contact our firm online or give us a call today at 816-842-7100 to speak with a member of our Kansas City personal injury law firm. We're here, right here, fighting for your rights.