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Man Sustained Serious Spinal Cord Injury in This New Jersey Waterpark Accident

A man and his wife visited Sahara Sam’s Oasis Water Park in West Berlin last month for a little bit of fun heat when the man was injured in a New Jersey waterpark accident. The man rode the FlowRider, a New Jersey waterpark ride that simulates surfing. However, the staff member in charge of the FlowRider failed to inform the man he, as a novice, could lie on his belly to safely ride, instead of standing. Additionally, the waterpark staff did not inform the man that he should hold onto a safety rope while riding. As a result, the man fell while surfing, causing a catastrophic spinal cord injury. The man sued the park for negligence following this. A lower court dismissed the case because the man had signed a liability waiver before getting on the ride. However, the New Jersey Supreme Court found the lack of instruction combined with…
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