Happiest place on earth had a bad day
Sandcastle water slide at Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida sued for $100,000.
A woman has filed a lawsuit against Walt Disney Parks and Resorts US Inc. and Disney Vacation Inc. after being seriously injured while using a water slide at a resort pool in Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida.
This incident occurred in February, 2019, while Mr. and Mrs. Klinger were staying at Disney’s Deluxe Villa Resort. While using the sandcastle water slide, Mrs. Klinger impacted the floor of the pool with sufficient force to injure herself.
“As a result, Mrs. Klinger suffered a severe left ankle injury, including ligament tears, which required surgical intervention.
Since the initial surgery, Mrs. Klinger has been diagnosed with chronic regional pain syndrome as a result of the incident,” court documents stated.
The complaint states that as the owner and operator of the park, Disney had a duty to maintain its premises in a condition that was safe for all guests and “to correct dangerous conditions of which it either knew or should have known existed by the use of reasonable care.”
The complaint accuses Disney Parks of the following:
Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida ‘Sandcastle water slide’, subject of lawsuit where woman suffered severe leg injury. Photo Credit: WaterParksHotelsOrlando.com.
a. Failing to maintain the sandcastle water slide to avoid the amount of water to increase the speed beyond the recommended standard; b. Failing to maintain the depth of the catch pool; c. Failing to have a proper angle for the exit flume; d. Failing to instruct users of the proper body position; and e. Failing to include adequate warnings regarding user body position.
The complaint submitted states that the plaintiffs demand a jury trial and are seeking a monetary sum in excess of $100,000 for the alleged negligence of the defendant.