LAWSUITS AGAINST DISNEYLAND
Disneyland Injuries Lawyers
Disneyland is a magical, memorable place, and understandably one of the most popular amusement parks in the world. In 2018 it drew 18.6 million visitors — second only to its sister park, Disney’s Magic Kingdom. Unfortunately, because of the sheer number of guests and the scale of its rides and attractions, accidents do happen at Disneyland.
Some guest injuries are unavoidable flukes, but others occur as a result of mechanical failure, inattentive staff, and/or lax safety measures. And, importantly, it’s not only Disneyland guests but also Disneyland employees who can be injured at the park. Earlier this year, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) fined Disney $13,260 for failing to report worker injuries in a timely manner. This was not the first time OSHA had to regulate Disney for failing to ensure worker safety.
If you were injured in an incident at Disneyland, you may be able to recover significant financial compensation by filing a Disneyland lawsuit. Keep reading to learn how Morgan & Morgan may be able to help.
Causes of Disneyland Injuries
Although most Disneyland attractions are fun and safe, the massive size of some of these attractions and the huge number of riders can be a dangerous combination. Like any other amusement park, Disneyland presents a unique set of risks for riders. Some common causes of injuries at the park include:
- Faulty or poorly maintained equipment
- Equipment operator inexperience or lack of training
- Staff inattention and/or inexperience
- Inadequate number of medical or security personnel onsite
- Inadequate warnings for rides/attractions (e.g., “Do not ride if you have a heart condition”)
Disneyland Accident Injuries
Though fatalities at Disneyland are rare, they do happen, while non-fatal injuries can be severe, even life-altering. These are some of the most common injuries that occur in these cases:
- Cuts and bruises
- Broken bones
- Broken teeth
- Neck and back injuries
- Amputated limbs
If you were injured at Disneyland and believe the park, an equipment operator, equipment manufacturer, or another party was at fault, you might be wondering how to go about proving it. “Negligence” is the legal term for liability or responsibility in an incident. Proving liability generally involves satisfying the following criteria:
- The park or ride operator owed you a duty of care. They were responsible for operating the attraction(s) in a safe manner, and they failed to do so.
- They breached their duty. The ride operator or another party breached their legal obligation to avoid harming you.
- Their breach caused the accident. The other party’s actions were responsible for the accident, making them legally liable.
- There were losses suffered as a result. The other party’s actions caused you injury (physical or emotional) and/or property damage.
If you were injured at Disneyland, you may be able to file a lawsuit against Disneyland seeking compensation for one or more of the following:
- Lost wages and/or diminished earning capacity
- Past, current, and future medical bills
- Pain and suffering
- Physical therapy
- Loss of life’s enjoyment
- Funeral expenses
Speak to a Disneyland Injury Lawyer
If you were injured in an incident at Disneyland, contact the personal injury lawyers at Morgan & Morgan. Our highly skilled attorneys can review the facts of your case to determine liability for your injury and help you collect financial compensation during this difficult time. We work on a contingency fee basis, so there’s no cost to get started, and we get paid only if you win. To learn more, schedule a free case evaluation now.