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Jury says Splash Mountain accident not substantial factor in injury
Jury says Splash Mountain accident not substantial factor in injury

Disneyland was negligent in an accident involving the Splash Mountain ride, but the incident was not a substantial factor in the injury of a rider who sued, a jury has found. Steven Wilson of Anaheim said in a lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles that he fell while trying to evacuate the Splash Mountain plume ride after it became stuck in March, 2010. The lawsuit claimed that Disneyland employees overloaded the vehicle, causing it to be stuck midway through the ride, and then workers tried to unload the passengers without tying off the vehicle to keep it from moving. Wilson, a former metal fabricator, asked for about $1.3 million to pay for past and future medical costs,...

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