Family sues 14-year-old Tire Sampson over fall from Florida amusement park ride
Parents of a 14-year-old boy who died last month after falling from an amusement park in Florida have filed a false death lawsuit On Monday (April 25), a lawsuit was filed against the park, the ride operator and the manufacturer alleging negligence.
As previously reported, Tire Sampson He died tragically from a ride in Orlando’s Icon Park on March 24. The 8th grader was in Orlando from Missouri for his spring break. This is what happened at that time Sampson Running a free fall ride, which stands at 430 feet. It is known that this is the tallest freestanding drop tower in the world. After the fall, Sampson According to the Orange County Sheriff’s Office, he was taken to the hospital, where he died of his injuries.
The lawsuit claims There was a journey “Unreasonably dangerous” And that Tire Sampson Direct negligence has resulted in death. The suite includes multiple business names associated with the ride, including: Icon Park, which leased the space; Slingshot Group, who owns and operates the ride; Funtime Handles GmbH, the Austrian company that made the ride; And Keiter Construction, which created the ride.
Attorney Michael Haggard Sources said,
“It simply came to our notice then. There have been multiple failures since the moment it was made until 11pm on this unfortunate night. “
According to the lawsuit, Tire’s family and attorneys have complained that the companies involved have failed to warn Turban Ride height and weight limitations have failed to properly train their employees and provide a proper restraint system like a secondary seat belt. Family lawyer Ben Cramp A statement said:
“The accused in the Tire case have shown negligence in various ways. From ride and seat manufacturers and installers to owners and operators, defendants had ample opportunity to develop safety measures, such as seatbelts, that could prevent tire deaths. They did not, and their poor decision resulted in serious consequences for a promising young man and lifelong suffering for his family. ”
An accident report released last week found that the sensor was on Tires The seat was also manually adjusted, allowing the ride to be operated when his seat was almost twice as large as usual despite being unsafe. According to the report, the average restraint was about 3 inches when opening, but in the two modified seats, the gap was about 6 inches and it could be further extended during the ride.