Fun and adventure while staying safe

May 4, 2022 | Personal Injury

A fun way to spend the day in South Florida is by going to an amusement park. From the rides and the shows to the games and the food, there’s usually something that you can find to entertain people of all ages. However, you need to stay safe while you’re there as various incidents can occur.

Getting lost

While children might enjoy going about their own way while at the park, you need to have a system in place so that you know where they are at all times. If they are younger than a certain age, then consider making it a requirement that they stay with you until they are a little older. If your children can venture on their own, they should have a phone so that you can stay in touch and set a meeting place in the park for being there at a certain time. If an accident occurs while your children are lost, then contact park security as soon as possible.

Rules of the rides

Before getting on any of the rides, make sure that you meet the height requirements and follow all of the rules about how to buckle the safety belts and about keeping your arms and legs inside the ride vehicles at all times. Not obeying standard rules while on rides is a common cause of personal injury accidents that can occur in amusement parks.

Physical health

At an amusement park, you’ll be in the sun for most of the day, so take breaks to get something to drink, apply sunscreen, and get at least a small snack so that you maintain your energy while walking around.

Although amusement parks are a fun way to enjoy time with your family and friends, it’s important to stay safe so that you’re not injured or experience other challenges that could impact your day.

Jared K. Newman Esq. is the Managing Partner of the Personal Injury division at South Florida Law, PLLC. Mr. Newman is an experienced civil litigation attorney who has dedicated his practice to representing those injured while driving, walking, at work or elsewhere due to the negligence of others. He is an experienced advocate for his clients against insurance companies that refuse to pay fair and just compensation for the injuries caused by their insureds. His expertise in litigation rounds out the capabilities that form the personal injury practice area of the firm. Born and raised in Miami, Florida, he received his bachelor’s degree in Criminology from the University of Florida and his Juris Doctorate from South Texas College of Law in Houston, Texas. Mr. Newman has been a member of the Florida Bar since 2010.