skip to content
blog home Amusement Park Accidents | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog

Amusement Park Accidents | Orlando Accident & Injury Blog

Child Severely Injured After Falling from Kissimmee Roller Coaster

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 5, 2023

Within recent weeks, an alarming number of roller coasters and other amusement park rides from across the country have suffered major mechanical malfunctions, typically causing minor inconveniences for riders. The scenario was considerably different in Kissimmee last Thursday when a 6-year-old child was severely injured after falling from the Galaxy Spin ride at Fun Spot America.

Read more…

Teenager Killed After Falling From Drop Tower Ride at ICON Park in Orlando

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on March 25, 2022

Tragedy struck a small Orlando theme park Thursday evening when a 14-year-old boy suffered fatal injuries after he fell several feet from one of the world’s tallest drop tower rides at ICON Park located within the city’s popular tourist district.

Read more…

StarFlyer Employee Falls 200 Feet to His Death in Orlando

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 20, 2020

An investigation is underway into the circumstances surrounding the death of an employee who fell while working on maintaining the popular StarFlyer attraction within the tourist district of the City of Orlando. Reports from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office suggested that the incident took place on the morning of Monday, September 14th, while the individual, a 21-year-old, was performing routine maintenance on the machine.

Read more…

Orlando Maintenance Worker Killed After Fall From StarFlyer Tourist Attraction

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 14, 2020

According to preliminary accident reports from the Orange County Sheriff’s Office and local news outlets, on Monday, September 14th, 2020, a maintenance worker was fatally injured after he fell over 200 feet while performing a daily safety check on Orlando’s popular StarFlyer tourist attraction.

Read more…

Malfunction Aboard Disney’s Splash Mountain Strands Riders in Sinking Boats

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on August 6, 2020

It has only been a month since Disney World executives reopened “The Happiest Place on Earth” and welcomed back long-awaited visitors & vacationers since the coronavirus pandemic forced the park’s closure back in March. Unfortunately, the theme park had another setback over the weekend when one of its most popular water rides suffered a minor malfunction which sent riders scrambling to find safety.

Read more…

New Disney World Gondola System to Reopen After Terrifying Malfunction

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on October 14, 2019

Guests heading to Disney World this week will have a chance to ride on the reopened Skyliner gondolas, over a week after they were closed following a mishap that resulted in a number of park guests being stuck inside the gondola cars for several hours. Reports from the park are vague and relatively unhelpful, however firefighters from Orlando were on-hand to assist in the rescue of the trapped individuals and were able to offer additional information regarding the incident.

Read more…

Contractor Falls into Sinkhole in Disney World

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on July 19, 2019

Spokespeople for the Orange County Fire Rescue released a statement last week relating to an accident that took place at Walt Disney World to a contractor who was employed performing either maintenance or construction at the popular tourist attraction when the accident took place.

Read more…

Investigation Continues into the Death of Worker at Epcot

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on March 25, 2019

It was early in March that a fatal incident happened to a worker who was in the process of trying to load a cherry picker into the back of a pickup truck while on the property of Epcot, the popular Disney tourist spot. The investigation into the incident remains ongoing, however recent findings suggest that the individual who died was not wearing the proper safety features when the fatal industrial accident occurred.

Read more…

Child Suffers Severe Foot Crush Injury at Universal Studios in Orlando

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on March 14, 2019

In what was suppose to be the vacation of a lifetime for the Perez family to the “Happiest Place on Earth”, quickly took a turn for the worse after their 11-year-old was involved in a horrible foot & leg crush injury accident at Universal Studios in Orlando earlier this year.

Read more…

Walt Disney Employee Found Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on September 11, 2018

Walt Disney World is once again at the center of a murky incident that resulted in the death of one of their employees. According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, an emergency call was placed somewhere around 9:15 in the morning that directed them to 1153 Century Drive, close to Pop Century Resort. The reports did not indicate what the caller told the dispatcher, and it is not clear just what the responding officers and medical teams believed they were responding to.

Read more…

Do I Have A Case?

padlock 100% Secure and Confidential

Martindale Hubbell | Highest Ethical standing
  • Bar Register Preeminent Lawyers
  • The Florida Bar Board Certified
  • NBLSC Board Certified Lawyers
  • Multi-Million Dollar Advocates Forum
  • Lead Counsel Rated
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb
  • The Florida Bar Certified Civil Trial Lawyer
  • Avvo Clients' Choice Personal Injury
  • Avvo Rating 10.0 Superb Top Attorney Personal Injury
  • Martindale-Hubbell AV Preeminent High Ethical Standing
  • The National Trial Lawyers Top 100
  • Super Lawyers
  • Florida Legal Elite

Client Testimonials

5 StarsMr. Cunningham is an excellent and knowledgeable attorney.
I would and have recommended Mr. Cunningham as an attorney. I am extremely happy with the service he has provided for me and my family. I will definately use Mr. Cunningham in the future if I ever need an attorney again. John, a Personal Injury client

Read Reviews

Request a free 30-minute case evaluation with attorney James O. Cunningham. Request Free Evaluation

Close Form

Receive a free case evaluation.

All submissions are personally reviewed by attorney James O. Cunningham within hours.

padlock 100% Secure and Confidential