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Who is Responsible for My Amusement Park Injury?

While it may be surprising to some, fear of getting an amusement park injury does carry weight. Just last week in upstate New York, a young girl fell 25 feet down from a ride.  Luckily a crowd formed below the stopped gondola and broke her fall. She was immediately rushed to the hospital where she was treated for minor injuries. Did the Amusement Park Do its Best to Keep Me Safe? When an injury is sustained, the amusement park can be liable in a premises liability lawsuit. While you are on their property they are responsible to provide reasonable care. This means they are required to make sure all mechanical aspects of the ride perform correctly. For example, the gondola ride that the young girl fell from is said to be in appropriate working condition. But this is not the only way that a park is viewed as responsible. Amusement…
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