If you or a loved one have been injured on a Connecticut area amusement park, or carnival ride, you may be able to recover money damages from the owner or operator of the park. Public recreational facilities such as: Six Flags, Lake Compounce, Quassy Park are at risk to have accidents due to negligence in operation, or the existence of dangerous and defective conditions in rides, go-carts, or other recreational equipment.
Even as many Connecticut families attend town fairs, The Big E, and other local carnivals, the safety of rides like roller coasters, festival swings, and Tilt-a-Whirl remains in question. Safety officials point to the fact that we now have regulations and inspection requirements designed to reduce risks to the public from accidents associated with amusement rides, the accidents continue to occur.
As one recent accident illustrates, amusement park accidents can cause massive trauma: 18 Inured After Ride Malfunctions at Norwalk Oyster Fest in an accident which occurred in Norwalk, Connecticut involving a swing ride called the Zumur. It was reported that the accident occurred when the ride suffered a sudden loss of electrical power. Seventeen children were hospitalized in this accident. Hiring a lawyer experienced with child injury claims, is important when dealing with this type of case.
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Amusement park ride victims may seek compensation for pain and suffering, lost wages, lost time from school and loss of enjoyment of life.
Our attorneys based in Glastonbury, Hartford, Waterbury and New Haven are experienced in handling cases involving injuries to children and adults from amusement park rides located in Connecticut and Massachusetts.