Water Park Accidents Happen If Rides Are Not Properly Maintained
Orange County is home to some of the state’s most popular water parks. Each year, millions of California locals and tourists travel to spend time at Knott’s Soak City, Great Wolf Lodge, Water Ventures and other area parks.
Water parks can be fun, but they can also be dangerous if not maintained properly. Parks can be equipped with a variety of entertaining features, ranging from splashing pools to lazy river to water slides. When these exciting attractions are misused or lack important safety features, accidents and injuries can happen.
If you or someone you know has been injured at an Orange County water park, you may be entitled to compensation. Call the Law Offices of John Rapillo to learn about your rights as an accident victim. For over 35 years, Orange County personal injury lawyer John Rapillo has been dedicated to helping accident victims recover meaningful compensation for their injuries. We understand how important a financial recovery can be after an accident and will fight to make sure that you get the money you deserve. Call us today to schedule a free consultation. We will review your case, explain your legal options and address any questions you may have.
Children Are At The Greatest Risk Of Fatal Water Park Accidents
Children, who can frequently be found enjoying water parks in Orange County, are at an increased risk of suffering fatal injuries. Young children often lack the ability to swim and can potentially drown in even the shallowest pool of water. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drowning is the leading cause of death among children between the ages of 1 and 4. In fact, 70% of all drowning deaths involve children under the age of 5.
If your child has died in a fatal water park accident, you want to consider filing a wrongful death lawsuit. The water park where your child was injured had a responsibility to make sure that the premises were safe for children. This responsibility required the park to take extra precautions to ensure that the attractions, when used properly, would not put any guests (including children) in harm’s way. If the water park breached this duty in some way (e.g., no lifeguards on duty, no protective fencing surrounding pools, etc.), they can be held financially responsible for your child’s death.
For answers to your questions, see our Water Park Accidents FAQ page, or call the Law Offices of John Rapillo to find out how we can help you hold a negligent water park responsible for the death of your child.
Reach Out Today For A Free Consultation With Attorney John Rapillo
Have you been injured at an Orange County water park? Contact the Law Offices of John Rapillo to learn about how we can help you get the money you need after an accident. Our Orange County personal injury attorneys have over 35 years of experience successfully handling complex personal injury matters. We understand how devastating a water park accident can be and will fight to make sure that you are fairly compensated for your injuries. Call us today at 949-652-2604.