Disneyland Sued In 140 Injury Cases
Disneyland Sued In 140 Injury Cases, Disneyland’s theme parks in Anaheim, Calif., have been hit with nearly 140 lawsuits alleging personal injuries over the past five years, a newspaper’s review has found.Meantime, Knott’s Berry Farm in nearby Buena Park has been named in 50 personal injury suits since 2007, The Orange County Register reports.
The paper’s*n*lysis of lawsuits reveals some of the major causes of visitor injuries at Disneyland, Disney’s California Adventure, and Knott’s Berry Farm, and shows that most cases reached out-of-court settlements or were dismissed.
Slip-and-fall accidents were by far the most common cause of Knott’s Berry Farm and Disneyland injury lawsuits, the Register found. About one-third of all lawsuits against the theme parks were filed after visitors tripped, fell, or slipped on the ground, floor, or pavement.
In one such case, a woman sued after she slipped on eggs that were left on the floor of Goofy’s Kitchen in a Disneyland hotel, the Register reports. The woman settled her case out of court. (Reuters)