Category Archives: Attractions & Theme Parks

What are the Dangers and Risks of Bounce Houses?

Bounce House Injuries What are the dangers and risks of bounce houses? ¬†At many birthday parties, summer camps, day care centers, schools, theme parks, carnivals, and special events, there are bounce houses in place for children to play. There are many risks and dangers to children in or around bounce houses. Some parents are very cautious and do not allow their children to play in bounce houses at all. Other parents take a more moderate approach and allow their children to play in and around bounce houses assuming that there is supervision and control of the bounce house area during … Continue reading

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What are the Legal Duties and Responsibilities of a Florida Hotel, Resort, or Theme Park When There is a Personal Injury?

In the State of Florida, there are millions of hotel, resort and theme park visits every year. Florida is well known as a tourism or destination State. The hotel, resort, and theme park industry are big business in the State of Florida. It should be pointed out that a hotel, resort, or theme park under Florida law is not an absolute guarantor or insurer of a visitor’s safety. In other words, the Florida hotel, resort, or theme park is not liable for responsible for every single injury or incident that takes place on the property; however, a business (including a … Continue reading

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Injuries Reported at Walt Disney World – Prince Charming Regal Carrousel Ride

Walt Disney World’s Magic Kingdom recently issued its quarterly listing of guest injuries. The quarterly report revealed that some rides present dangers for the park’s elderly guests. A 77-year-old woman died in December 2010 after riding on the park’s Prince Charming Regal Carrousel. A second incident reported occurred on the same ride and also involved a woman over 70 years of age. In the second incident a 71-year-old woman fell and broke her hip and a shoulder after riding the Prince Charming attraction. Disney said in the woman who died in the first incident has a pre-existing heart condition. In … Continue reading

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Report by Lake County (Florida) Medical Examiner – Drowning of Central State University Athlete (Jasmine Crenshaw) Determined to be Accidental

An autopsy was performed on Central State University athlete – Jasmine Crenshaw – following the drowning incident at a Clermont resort. The medical examiner reported that the death was accidental in nature. The death and drowning of this college student came as quite a surprise to her teammates, the school, her friends, her family, and the community. She was a college athlete in peak shape and showed no signs of poor health or disease prior to the incident. There does not appear to be foul play or any criminal acts involved in the death of Jasmine Crenshaw. See Lake County … Continue reading

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Central State University Athlete Drowns and Dies at Clermont (Florida) Resort

A drowning was recently reported in Central Florida involving a track athlete from Central State University in Ohio. Jasmine Crenshaw, age 22, ran at a track meet earlier in the day at Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University which is located in Daytona Beach, Florida. At approximately 7:30 p.m. on Saturday night, Jasmine was seen in the resort’s lake at the Summer Bay Resort. Divers later found her body approximately 15 feet from the lake shore in approximately 8 feet of water. Detectives and forensic experts will conduct an investigation as to the cause and manner of death. It is unfortunate that a … Continue reading

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Disney Magical Express Bus Accident with Semi Tractor Trailer – Personal Injuries to At Least 5 People

The Florida Highway Patrol reported that there was an accident with injuries on Boggy Creek Road in Orlando, Florida involving a Disney Magical Express Bus and a Semi Tractor Tractor. It was also reported that 5 people suffered personal injuries as a result of this bus / truck accident in Central Florida. See Disney’s Magical Express Bus Crash Sends Five to Hospital. The crash resulted in approximately 150 gallons of diesel fuel on the road. Fire Rescue and police responded to the scene and shut down Boggy Creek Road to handle the situation. Fortunately, rescue crews were able to clean … Continue reading

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