UNIVERSAL LAWSUIT REPORT: OCTOBER
Date Filed: 10/29/2015
Plaintiff Residence: St. Johns County, Florida
Accident Date: July 30, 2014
Alleged Accident Location: Universal Studios
Alleged Accident Facts: The plaintiff alleged that “the sidewalk by the guest service area was recently washed by an employee of Universal Studios. No warning or caution signs were placed around the area so as to alert pedestrians of the slippery condition of the sidewalk.  At that time and place, Plaintiff, … was being escorted by a guest services representative to one of the rides when she slipped and fell on the sidewalk by the guest service area and sustained injuries
Liability Allegations: Defendant, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, breached the duty owed to plaintiff, as a business invitee, by committing one or more of the following acts or omissions:
- Negligently failing to maintain or adequately maintain the area in and around the theme park, by allowing the dangerous condition to exist at the time plaintiff was in the area; b. Negligently failing to inspect or adequately inspect the area in and around the theme park, to determine whether the dangerous condition existed at the time plaintiff was in the area; c. Negligently failing to warn or adequately warn plaintiff of the dangerous condition when Defendant, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS,, knew or should have known of its existence and when plaintiff was unaware of said dangerous condition; d. Negligently failing to correct, or adequately correct the dangerous condition when Defendant, UNIVERSAL STUDIOS, knew or should have known of its existence; e. Negligently failing to have adequate staff on duty and/or assigned to the task of inspecting the premises for dangerous condition; f. Negligently creating a dangerous condition by washing a sidewalk when customers were visiting the park; g. Negligently failing to train and/or inadequately training its employees to inspect the premises for dangerous condition, and/or to not wash sidewalks while customers are present; h. Negligently failing to follow its own corporate policy regarding the inspection and/or maintenance of the premises; i. Negligently failing to take actions to reduce, minimize, or eliminate foreseeable risks before they manifested themselves as particular dangerous conditions on the premises; and j. Negligently failing to act reasonably under the circumstances.
Case Type: Alleged injury on Jurassic Park Universal Studios theme park ride related injury claim. Jurassic Park ride. Alleges party was injured when the boat in which he was riding was struck from behind by another boat.
Date Filed: 10/28/2015
Plaintiff Residence: Unknown
Accident Date: On or about January 2 or 3, 2012.
Accident Location: Universal Studios: The Jurassic Park Ride
Accident Alleged Facts: The plaintiff alleged that he “was injured when the boat in which he was riding was struck from behind by another boat.”
- Universal City Development Partners, Ltd; had a duty to properly operate the ride so that the boats would not strike each other with sufficient force as to injure the occupants.
- The actions of Universal City Development Partners, Ltd. in improperly operating the ride constituted a negligent mode of operation.
These are Case Descriptions and excerpts of documents filed in actual Court. Nothing in this website or asserted by Normand law or any of its lawyers or agents involved in the website asserts anything about the truth of the allegations made in pleadings or case information obtained from the Office of the Clerk Of Court or by the Parties about anything retrieved from the case documents. Remember lawsuits are just allegations and in the USA we are all innocent until proven guilty. Normand law provides these documents pursuant to the First Amendment of the United States and the Florida Sunshine Act as a dissemination of public records so that the Public and consumers can be informed about litigation related to theme parks and so they can understand the process. Read, Learn, Enjoy.
At the time of posting these cases were all pending unless otherwise indicated. The cases may have been dismissed, settled or Tried or otherwise is no longer pending as of the date of this posting. Consult the Orange County Clerk of Court for updates and status or we are happy to assist you with information related to Universal Studios Orlando or Universal Islands of Adventure theme park accident or Orlando theme park injury claims.