Visiting New York can be exciting and fun. Amongst the many places to visit are amusement parks. In fact, amusement parks are one of the most preferred sigh-seeing must do’s for tourists in New York. Although these parks and attractions provide safe entertainment for most visitors, accidents are reported each year. Unfortunately, tourists are not immune from these accidents.
If you are visiting New York and are involved in a serious amusement park accident, you should consult with an experienced attorney to protect your legal rights. Just because you are a tourist from another state or even another country it does not limit your ability to file a claim and seek compensation for your injuries.
Common Causes of Amusement Park Accidents
Owners and operators of amusement parks have a legal duty to ensure the safety of the patrons visiting their facility. In other words, they have a responsibility to provide patrons with a safe environment while they are present on their site. This includes making sure that the attractions are maintained in a reasonably safe condition.
Nevertheless, thousands of amusement park accidents are reported each year in the United States. These accidents typically occur as a result of the negligent actions of the amusement park. Common causes of amusement park accidents include:
- Failure to inspect rides
- Mechanical failure of rides
- Roller coasters colliding
- Defective design of rides
- Slipping, tripping or falling on wet surfaces
- Slipping, tripping or falling on uneven pavements
What To Do After an Amusement Park Accident
One of the most important actions you need to take after an amusement park accident is to seek professional guidance and assistance from an experienced international travel attorney. A good attorney can review and evaluate your case and advise you on the proper course of action to take to protect your legal rights and maximize your damages.
Call a Travel Law Firm Today!
If you have been injured in an amusement park accident while visiting New York, you should immediately consult a travel lawyer. With the right legal help, you can be confident that you will get the full extent of the benefits that you deserve for your medical bills, lost wages and pain and suffering.
For more information or to schedule a complimentary consultation with one of our experienced travel accident attorneys, please call Gersowitz, Libo & Korek, P.C. at 1-800-529-9997.