Florida has arguably the highest density of amusement parks of anywhere in the world. With so many thrills in a relatively small geographic area, accidents are bound to happen sometimes. Of course, people choose amusement parks over sources of excitement that occur in more natural settings for a reason. One can reasonably expect to lounge by a lagoon at a theme park without getting picked off by an alligator, but all bets are off if you are lounging by a naturally occurring lagoon on public land, much as paying admission to walk through a Halloween haunted house attraction is supposed to be less dangerous than venturing into a bona fide abandoned building at your own risk. Theme parks are supposed to create the illusion of danger while, in fact, delivering a safe experience. When preventable accidents at theme parks result in death or serious injury, the theme park is legally responsible. If you have been injured in a preventable accident at a theme park, contact a Miami premises liability lawyer.
Notable Premises Liability Cases Involving Theme Parks
Premises liability laws hold that when a customer gets injured at a place of business, the customer has the right to file a personal injury lawsuit against the business owner and to seek damages for medical expenses and lost income related to the accidental injury. These are some notable premises liability cases filed against theme parks in Florida: