Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC defends against claims alleging hazardous, dangerous or defective conditions at amusement parks, theme parks, water parks, fairs and carnivals. This includes claims arising from slips, trips or falls at entertainment venues, ride malfunctions, employee negligence, or incidents involving other patrons. Our attorneys have experience defending cases involving maintenance, inspection and failure to warn claims.
In these unique kinds of cases, there may be many entities involved in a claim, including vendors, contractors, subcontractors, engineers, property owners, property managers, and governmental agencies. We are well-equipped to investigate each claim, interview witnesses and evaluate the case early and often to determine the most time- and cost-efficient approach to defending against the claim.
Our attorneys utilize their excellent advocacy skills to obtain favorable outcomes for our clients, including, when possible, dismissal based on defenses including assumption of risk, rider non-compliance with safety rules or release/disclaimer. The attorneys at Burden, Hafner & Hansen, LLC understand the particular liability issues and operational concerns of this industry, and are prepared to respond to handle claims of all varieties, including catastrophic injuries occurring at amusements, water parks, fairs, carnivals or other recreational or entertainment venues.