While fatal accidents at theme parks are rare (less than 5 ride-related deaths per year), there are more than 30,000 theme-park-related injuries reported worldwide annually.

Some of the accidents that occur at amusement parks leading to severe injuries (or even deaths) include ride malfunctions, falling or jumping off rides, guest or staff member negligence (ignoring or deliberately breaking safety rules), and freak accidents.

What Are the Current Injury Statistics at U.S. Theme Parks?

According to a recent report, there were 1,299 injuries reported in the United States from amusement park accidents in 2019.

Florida is home to more top theme parks, amusement parks, water parks and other attractions than anywhere else on earth, including the iconic Walt Disney World Resort, Universal Orlando Resort, Legoland Florida Resort and SeaWorld theme parks in the Orlando area, Busch Gardens in Tampa, and many smaller amusement parks, county fairs/carnivals and attractions.

Texas also is well known for several major amusement parks and attractions including Six Flags Over Texas, Six Flags Fiesta Texas, SeaWorld San Antonio, Galveston Island Historic Pleasure Pier and many others.

These attractions draw millions of visitors each year from around the world and are an important economic drivers, bringing in billions of dollars in revenue.

What to Do if You’re Injured at a Theme Park?

However, when the fun stops because of a serious accident on a ride or on the park premises due to the park’s negligence, the negligence of an employee, or faulty equipment, what happens next?

If you’re injured at a theme park or on an amusement park or carnival ride in Florida or Texas, call RTRLAW for assistance at 1-833-HIRE-RTR or visit our Amusement Park Injury practice area page. 

Helping the Injured Since 1988

RTRLAW has been serving personal injury clients in Florida since 1988 and now in Texas, including those who have sustained injuries at theme parks.

RTRLAW’s experienced and qualified amusement park injury attorneys have recovered hundreds of millions of dollars for our clients who were harmed due to the negligence of others with premises liability/personal injury cases.

Don’t suffer for another minute. Contact our attorneys to get the compensation you deserve for your injuries.

Eight Locations to Serve You!

If you are hurt at a theme park or injured on a carnival ride, call us today at 1-833-HIRE-RTRcontact us, or visit one of our 7 convenient office locations in Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Tampa, Kissimmee, Lake Worth, or by appointment only in Miami or Jacksonville. In Texas, call RTRLAW at (972) 478-1801 or toll free 1-833-HIRE-RTR to make an appointment at our Dallas office with one of our attorneys.

The RTRLAW team can also come to you – at your home, place of business or even at the hospital – if you’re unavailable to meet us at the office. RTRLAW is standing by to assist you 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

We work on contingency, so you pay nothing upfront

You won’t have to pay us anything out of your pocket upfront. RTRLAW doesn’t get paid unless we win your case, and we fight hard to win.

Contact RTRLAW today!

If you’ve been hurt at a theme park, amusement park, carnival, water park or other attraction in Florida or Texas, contact us today for a no-obligation case review, give us a call at 1-833-HIRE-RTR or chat with us now for immediate assistance.