Here are the top 5 Central Florida theme-park rides among those that have generated the most personal-injury lawsuits during the past 5 years. Eleven others — from Disney World's peaceful boat ride, It's a Small World, to SeaWorld's high-speed roller coaster, Kraken — have each attracted 2.
Dudley Do-Right's Ripsaw Falls, Universal Orlando. Lawsuits: 7.
Mission: Space, Epcot, simulator. Lawsuits: 5. Claims: Heart attack; cervical damage; unspecified other injuries involving ride movements.
The Black Hole, Wet 'n' Wild, water slide. Lawsuits: 3. Claims: Unspecified injuries (2 falls from tubes, 1 collision with another patron).
Popeye & Bluto's Bilge-Rat Barges, Islands of Adventure, river raft. Lawsuits: 3. Claims: Unspecified injuries (1 slip and fall, 2 involving restraint system).
Rock 'n' Roller Coaster, Hollywood Studios. Lawsuits: 3. Claims: Aneurysm; stroke; unspecified injuries involving ride movements.Copyright © 2014, Los Angeles Times