Amusement Park Patron Settles Neck Injury Claim

Zajac & Padilla represented a 35 year old woman who sustained a serious neck injury on a roller coaster. The injury resulted in immediate paralysis. Neurosurgery was required to fuse the neck. The roller coaster lacked proper restraints to protect against the ride’s jarring side to side force’s placed on the rider’s neck as the ride moves through a series of sharp sideways turns. The settlement was reached with the help of a neutral mediator just days before trial was to start. The terms are confidential. The client found Mr. Zajac through an internet search.