Amusement Ride Injury
Amusement parks can be fun for the whole family, but a pleasant outing can turn sour quickly. In this section of our website, you can learn more about amusement park and ride injuries as well as how to proceed if you or a loved one has sustained an injury.
First, consider that there are many different venues that you might visit where a family member could be injured. Amusement parks are certainly common culprits, but there are other, similar venues that you need to watch for injuries when you visit. For example, make sure to keep your family safe while at fairs, festivals, carnivals, parks, and playgrounds. In this section of our website, you can learn more about Connecticut amusement parks, The Big E, how carnivals differ from amusement parks, and more.
Types of Rides
There are many different types of rides that your family might encounter at an amusement park or similar venue. Generally, there are two types of rides – fixed rides, and movable rides. You can learn more about both types in this section of our website.
We also dedicate several pages to specific types of rides and potential issues that could occur with these types of rides. On these pages, we go over the rides themselves, how they are mechanically structured, common incidents or injuries related to these rides, safety regulations, causes for accidents, and more. In this section, you can learn more about:
- Spinning rides
- Swinging rides
- Kiddie rides
- Roller coasters
- Ferris wheels
- Non-mechanical amusement rides
- Haunted houses
- Bumper cars
- Pendulum rides
- Carousel rides
- Inflatable bounce houses
- Bungee jumping
Finally, check out the ride regulations in each state with the information on this page. We list the regulating agencies in each state and provide additional information about how to get help if you or a loved one was injured at an amusement park.
Amusement ride injuries can be very serious. It is in your best interest to seek medical and legal help as soon as possible if you or a loved one sustained injuries at an amusement park or a similar venue. We are happy to help you with your situation. Simply give us a call and we will get started protecting you and your family right away.