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Florida Amusement Parks and Personal Injury

By Orlando Personal Injury Attorney on March 3, 2015

In Florida, amusement parks are a way of life. With Disney World, Sea World, and Universal Studios at our doorstep, amusement parks are a fun and accessible option for weekend entertainment, and are visited by thousands each year.

Amusement parks try to always put safety first, and invest lots of time and energy in testing rides and following safety protocol, but accidents can happen. Just this year at the Florida State Fair a woman was thrown from a ride, suffering injuries including a broken nose and cracked skull. Further investigation found many more people were also injured at the fair, though not as severely.

Being flung from a ride is an unlikely occurrence, but one that is not to be taken lightly. Amusement park rides can throw passengers from their seats at speeds up to 50 mph.

Employees of amusement parks are perhaps at the greatest risk, not of being injured on the rides, but while working around them. High voltage and heavy machinery are common causes for personal injury.

If you have been hurt while visiting or working in an amusement park, James O. Cunningham can help. With more than 30 years of experience representing injured amusement park visitors and employees, he can ensure you get the most out of your settlement. From major amusement parks like Disney World and its affiliated parks, Universal Orlando, and Sea World, to smaller parks like state and local fairs, attorney James O. Cunningham has the experience you need.

To understand your rights in Florida, and for a free initial consultation about your case, contact James O. Cunningham at 877-FL-INJURY (877-354-6587) today.

James O. Cunningham

James O. CunninghamSince 1977, personal injury lawyer James Cunningham has provided effective legal advocacy to people who are injured through the negligent actions of another person or entity throughout the Central Florida area. He fights to obtain recoveries for his clients’ physical and emotional pain and suffering and pursues his clients’ personal injury cases with a commitment to excellence and impeccable preparation.

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