Accidents at Water Amusement Parks
There are many amusement parks that offer swimming services, such as Magic Mountain, Disneyland, and Knott’s Berry Farm. These are the most common entertainment spots that receive thousands of visitors every day, with the number of visitors increasing during the holidays. There are so many cases of injuries that are caused by accidents that happen in these swimming parks to people who work or visit the parks. Some of the accidents result in death and the rate at which these incidents happen is alarming.
Accidents that happen in swimming parks will always fall under one of the following categories:
- Negligence on the part of the people visiting the swimming park. This happens as a result of not following the written safety instructions or generally deliberate intent to break the rules set by the management.
- The guest having known or unknown health issues.
- Negligence by the park management either by the swimming pool operators or the maintenance team.
- A generic accident that has not been caused by anybody. This includes falling or slipping.
Causes of Serious Accidents
One of the many attractions that brings people to swimming parks is high diving. As much as the dives are safe and closely managed by lifeguards, cases of injuries or deaths are reported every year. If at one point you have been a victim of such accidents, whether actively or passively or if you are looking for a lawyer in Fort Worth, Crowe Arnold & Majors, LLP will provide you with the best service in the region. Contact us at (214) 231-0555.
Some of the accidents that happen in swimming parks are caused by:
- Operator error
- Defective design
- Inappropriate supervision
- Mechanical failure
- Malfunctioning lap bars and safety restraints
- Missing safety equipment
- Consumer behavior
- Poor maintenance
Incidences like these need to be addressed in a court of law. Some of the parks may fail to provide the required training to the life guards and this is illegal.
It is important you know the large number of people who visit swimming parks every year – 270 million. Most of the accidents that happen in these parks remain a guarded secret. Each time a lawsuit is filed, there must arise some cases of strict confidential settlements. Swimming parks are one of the most unregulated industries and this is the reason why the system for reporting injuries is not available. This means that these parks police their own mistakes. Crowe Arnold & Majors, LLP makes sure no innocent consumer is left out in the dark. We put all the swimming parks under the spotlight so that all the consumers can feel safe while on a vacation.
Call our Fort Worth Lawyers After a Serious Accident
Since the injuries caused by swimming parks involve many complex theories, a lawyer at Crowe Arnold & Majors, LLP will analyze all the legal requirements and the technical aspects of the park. The law that needs to be explored might be a combination of negligence, product liability, and premises liability. Every American citizen has the right to be protected against such shortcomings. In the case of an injury or death, it is important to hire a lawyer who will investigate on your behalf and prove exactly what went wrong. Most of these swimming parks will not compensate you unless a lawsuit is filed.
At Crowe Arnold & Majors, LLP, we make sure that the representative or the owner of the swimming park does not settle for a cheap compensation pack as this is a habit adapted by most of them. It is advisable not to sign or say anything before you contact a Fort Worth injury lawyer. Crowe Arnold & Majors, LLP has a highly professional and experienced team that will make sure you get the compensation you deserve. Some of the compensation benefits you are entitled to include lost wages, and pain and suffering you have endured.