If a Disney World hotel’s negligence caused your injury, you may have a case.
Alligator Attacks Boy in Lagoon at Disney’s Grand Floridian Hotel
Is Disney Liable for the 2-Year-Old Boy Killed by an Alligator?
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- Why I think Disney Will Pay $10 Million to Settle Boy Killed by Alligator Case
This is a very sad and tough subject to talk about. That being said, see How Much Compensation a Parent Is Entitled to for the Death of a Child in Florida.
If a Disney World hotel employee spills hot coffee on you, Disney is liable for your injuries.
A 33 year old man was on vacation with his wife and daughter. They went to a character breakfast at a Walt Disney World hotel. During the breakfast, he claimed that a waitress spilled a whole pot of hot coffee on his lap.
He claimed that he had first and second degree burns to his groin area. The case went to trial against Disney in Orange County Court. The man got a verdict of $668,000.
The man used a Miami lawyer. However, I have settled many Florida hotel and resort accident claims.
Hurt at a Disney Hotel in Florida
If a Disney hotel’s negligence caused your injury you while you are a guest, you may have a case to recover your damages. If Disney did nothing wrong, you have no case.
This article focuses on Disney hotel accidents in Florida. I’ve written other articles on:
- Walt Disney World Injury Claims in Orlando
- Walt Disney World Slip, Trip and Fall Claims in Orlando
- Disney Cruise Accident Claims
Do not expect Disney hotels to have medical payments (“Medpay”) coverage.
$215K Verdict for Ankle and Lower Leg Injury in Disney Forklift Accident
This is not my case. A worker got a $215,872 Verdict for a fractured his ankle and fibula and had bruises when he was hit by chairs that were lifted on a forklift at a Walt Disney world resort where the man worked.
He argued that the hotel didn’t properly fasten the chairs. Walt Disney denied liability.
The jury found the plaintiff 50% at fault for the accident, so therefore he was awarded half of the verdict. Apparently all of the award was for pain and suffering. The verdict was in 2009. The case is Lord v. Walt Disney World Co.
My thoughts: The only reason that the man could have received money for pain and suffering is if there was an exception to workers compensation immunity, such as the unrelated works doctrine.
In almost every case where a Disney employee is injured while working, the worker does not have a claim for pain and suffering against Disney.
It is also possible that my source is incorrect and that the worker was not an employee Walt Disney World. Apparently, the injured worker did not receive money for his medical bills or lost wages. I find this very strange.
More Info on Florida Hotel Accident Claims
- Hotel, Resort, Motel Injury and Accident Claims in Florida
- Hotel, Resort and Motel Slip and Fall Claims in Florida
- Guest Bathroom Injury Claims at Florida Hotels, Resorts and Motels
- Injury Claims for Poor Security at Florida Hotels, Resort and Motels
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