Southern California is full of warm weather and water sports galore - and some of the best water parks in the country.
Each of these attractions presents an opportunity for fun and adventure, but many also include risks and hazards that result in hundreds of visitor injuries every year.
Did you know that the majority of theme park injuries occur at water parks? the type of injuries, to list a few are:
- Spinal injury
- Head injury
- Back injury
- Cuts, abrasions, lacerations
Some common accidents on theme park property include:
- Slip and fall
- Ride malfunction
- Ride operator negligence
The designer of water rides must make sure the rider is safe at all times, especially from the risk of drowning. He or she must focus on the end of the ride where the speed is sometimes very fast and can cause severe damage if the rider hits his or her head on the edge of the slide, bottom of the pool or any other hard object.
The attendee at the top of a water slide must make a guess as to the rider's weight because an oversight can lead to several types of injuries. Allowing an overweight person on the ride can cause unanticipated speeds for that rider. The rider can progress down the slide too quickly and overtake a smaller rider in front of him or her. In addition, the tube can move more quickly, throwing the riders off the tube or it may become deflated.
Theme park accidents can be catastrophic, When its caused by the negligence or misconduct of another person, the injured party may be able to receive compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. To learn about your options and your rights after a water park injury, contact the southern California lawyers who have helped many others in your situation before. Call the law firm of Peach & Weathers.
Our experienced lawyers handle cases of serious injury caused by negligence. To learn if you may be able to receive compensation for your accident injury, consult with one of our attorney we concentrates in this area of legal practice. Find out if you have a case.