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Retain a Universal Studios Orlando Injury Lawyer at Whittel & Melton

Visting a theme park like Universal Studios Orlando is a dream vacation for many families. A fun getaway like this is supposed to be a magical experience filled with excitement and entertainment, one where you leave behind your daily stresses and worries.

Unfortunately, serious injuries and deaths occur at theme parks. Accidents can range from ride injuries to slips, trips, and falls. When these accidents happen, you need the assistance of a Florida Amusement Park Injury Attorney at Whittel & Melton.

If you or a family member was injured at Universal Studios Florida, we urge you to call us and discuss your case at 866-608-5529. Depending on the unique facts of your case, you may be eligible for financial compensation for medical expenses and damages. There are statutes of limitations places on how long you have to file a personal injury or wrongful death claim, so it is in your best interest to act fast and seek legal help as soon as possible after an injury has occurred at Universal Studios Florida.

Universal Studios Orlando Theme Parks, Rides & Attractions

Universal Studios Florida

Attractions Include:

  • Woody Woodpecker’s Nuthouse Coaster
  • Kang & Kodos’ Twirl ‘n’ Hurl
  • Revenge of the Mummy
  • MEN IN BLACK Alien Attack
  • E.T. Adventure
  • The Simpsons Ride
  • Despicable Me Minion Mayhem
  • Hollywood Rip Ride Rockit
  • Harry Potter and the Escape from Gringotts
  • Race Through New York Starring Jimmy Fallon
  • Hogwart’s Express: King’s Cross Station
  • Shrek 4-D
  • Hogwarts Express
  • Fast & Furious – Supercharged

Universal’s Islands of Adventure

Attractions Include:

  • Caro-Suess-el
  • Flight of the Hippogriff
  • The Amazing Adventures of Spider-Man
  • Storm Force Accelatron
  • The Cat in the Hat
  • Dudley Do-Right’s Ripsaw Falls
  • Hogwarts Express: Hogsmeade Station
  • Pteranodon Flyers
  • One Fish, Two Fish, Red Fish, Blue Fish
  • Popeye & Bluto’s Bilge-Rat Barges
  • The Incredible Hulk Coaster
  • The High in the Sky Seuss Trolley Train Ride!
  • Doctor Doom’s Fearfall
  • Jurassic Park River Adventure
  • Harry Potter and the Forbidden Journey
  • Poseidon’s Fury
  • Hogwarts Express
  • Skull Island: Reign of Kong

Universal’s Volcano Bay

Attractions Include:

  • Ko’okiri Body Plunge
  • Ohno of Ohyah & Ohno Drop Slides
  • Hono of the Hono ika Moana
  • Kopiko Wai Winding River
  • ika Moana of the Honu ika Moana
  • TeAwa The Fearless River
  • Krakatau Aqua Coaster
  • Kala & Tai Nui Serpentine Body Slides
  • Ohyah of Ohyah & Ohno Drop Slides
  • Punga Racers
  • Tonga of Taniwha Tubes
  • The Reef
  • Waturi Beach
  • Tot Tiki Reef
  • Puihi of Maku Puihi Round Raft Rides
  • Runamukka Reef
  • Maku of the Maku Puihi Round Raft Rides
  • Puka Uli Lagoon
  • Raki of Taniwha Tubes

Determining Liability for an Injury at Universal Studios Orlando

In most cases, when injuries occur at Universal Studios Orlando, negligence on the part of amusement park staff is usually the key issue. This negligence on the park staff can include:

  • Poor ride design or construction
  • Poor quality replacement parts
  • Improper maintenance
  • Inadequate inspection procedures
  • Failure of restraint devices

Ride operators failing to follow operating procedures due to distraction or carelessness Amusement parks are held to a higher standard of safety as a common carrier, which is a legal term that also applies to entities that operate airplanes, buses and trains. Because of this, theme parks like Universal Studios Orlando must follow more thorough procedures to ensure rider safety.

Water Slide Accidents at Universal’s Volcano Bay

Many water park accidents are caused by a slip and fall or trip and fall accidents from wet surfaces. However, broken water slides, harmful bacteria and chemical imbalances in the water are also a cause of injuries and illnesses.

Just like non-water park amusement rides, water park rides can have the same problems, including flaws in design, construction, maintenance, and inspection. Water parks are constantly trying to make their attractions more appealing, so they build taller and faster slides, which only increase the risk to park visitors and guests.

Financial Compensation for Your Universal Studios Orlando Injury Case

The severity of accidents and injuries that happen at a theme park can vary. Depending on the nature of an accident at Universal Studios Orlando, medical care and treatment can be extensive, resulting in significant medical bills. The pain and suffering that accompany these injuries can also be severe. You may be able to recover financial compensation for both medical expenses and pain and suffering after suffering an injury at Universal Studios Orlando.

Other types of losses that warrant compensation include mental anguish and lost wages. Moreover, if you suffered a permanent injury or disability as the result of an accident at an amusement park, this is another compensable loss in a Universal Studios Orlando injury claim. You may also be able to collect financial compensation for what is referred to as future damages. The full scope of damages suffered in an amusement park accident can be endless, resulting in ongoing medical issues, pain and suffering, and even lost wages for an indefinite time into the future. Monetary compensation for future losses must be included as part of any insurance settlement or court judgment.

If you end up retaining our Universal Studios Orlando Injury Attorneys at Whittel & Melton, we may pursue punitive damages in your case. Punitive damages represent an extra amount of money paid to you to punish the defendant, which would be Universal Studios Orlando.

Punitive damages are awarded in an amusement park injury lawsuit when it is determined that a theme park, like Universal Studios Orlando, was grossly negligent or reckless in causing an accident resulting in injuries. In many cases, punitive damages add up to considerable sums of money, especially if the conduct of Universal Studios, or any other theme park, proves particularly atrocious.

Retain Our Universal Studios Orlando Injury Lawyers Whittel & Melton

Our Universal Studios Orlando Injury Lawyers at Whittel & Melton are ready to schedule a free initial consultation with you. You can schedule a meeting with us immediately by calling 866-608-5529. We are available 24/7 to help you, including holidays, nights, and weekends. During an initial consultation with us, we will go over your case in full detail and explain how the claims settlement and litigation processes work. You will be charged no up front fees and we will collect no payment from you until you receive a financial award.

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