Amusement Park & Recreational Accident Lawyers

Activities intended for fun and recreation can end up resulting in serious injuries or even death. These injuries can occur when the property or ride operators act negligently or when the appropriate precautions are not taken (faulty equipment). If you or a loved one were hurt at an amusement park or during a recreational activity, our lawyers at McEldrew Young Purtell Merritt want to get you the help you need. 

Recreational Activities

  • Amusement rides
  • ATV
  • Canoeing, kayaking, rafting
  • Rock climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing and snowboarding
  • Watersports

What are some injuries that result from recreational activity accidents?

Any type of physical harm caused by someone else is considered to be personal injury. The injuries that can occur from sports and recreational accidents can range from mild to severe, depending on the nature and fast pace of the activity. These injuries include:

  • Broken bones
  • Burns
  • Concussions
  • Cuts and bruises
  • Lacerations
  • Simple to severe strains and sprains

Some recreational accidents can involve injuries to many people at one time. This can happen for instance in cases involving equipment failure or other similar issues.

Can I sue for a recreational activity injury?

You may be able to sue depending on how the injury occurred and if you signed a consent form. A consent form is a waiver releasing the organization or person from liability if an injury occurs. In some cases, an injured individual who has given their consent by signing a waiver may be prevented from recovering compensation for any injury suffered.

Amusement Park Accidents

Some examples of injuries that can be sustained in amusement park accidents include:

  • Amusement games
  • Broken machinery
  • Falling objects
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Unregulated rides

Injuries can be caused by badly put together rides, as well as workers who do not properly strap in riders, specifically children who might not know how to buckle themselves in.

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If you or a loved one have suffered an injury from a recreational activity or amusement park, don’t hesitate to contact our team today by filling out our form or calling 1-800-590-4116. We are hard-working lawyers for hard-working people.

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