Stay Safe at Amusement Parks and Avoid the Need to Hire a Las Vegas Injury Lawyer
Most people love amusement parks but accidents can occur at even the best run establishments and when they do, a Las Vegas injury lawyer can help victims receive the compensation they deserve.
Amusement park attendance rises during the summer and so, too, does the potential for accidents causing injury. Employees are working harder and the rides are running overtime to keep up with demand. Human error and equipment failures can result in unsafe conditions that put guests at risk.
The park operator may be liable for injuries if employees do not receive the proper training or they fail to perform proper maintenance on rides and operate them properly. The park must post warning signs in a highly visible area. Product liability cases involve injuries that occur when a component of a ride is defective.
Amusement park guests should do everything they can to ensure they avoid unnecessary injuries. This means reading all warning signs, especially as they pertain to certain medical conditions. Some rides can be dangerous for pregnant women and individuals with specific medical disorders.
Parents should watch children carefully and make sure they follow any safety instructions given by the ride operator. Check safety belts and latches to verify they are secure. If there is a problem, alert the operator immediately before the ride starts. Stay seated with arms and legs inside the ride and safety harnesses fastened at all times while the ride is in motion.
Amusement park rides are supposed to be fun but if something goes wrong, riders can suffer injuries to the head, neck, back, arms and legs. Whiplash can occur if a ride makes sudden turns or stops and the neck and head are not properly braced. More severe injuries can include amputation or even death.
Get a Free Consultation with an Experienced Las Vegas Injury Lawyer
If you suffer injuries at an amusement park, do not hesitate to call the law offices of Greenman, Goldberg, Raby and Martinez at 702-388-GGRM (4476) for a free consultation with an experienced Las Vegas injury lawyer.