Caleb Schwab, a 10 year boy, was fatally injured while riding the world's tallest water slide, "Verruckt", at a Kansas City water park. Park goers described hearing "a noise that didn't sound like it was supposed to come from that kind of ride." Reports state that the child's body was thrown from his seat and bounced between the netting that covers the slide and the slide itself, before ultimately sliding down into the pool below.
An appellate court in New York recently held that a man who suffered brain damage after flipping his rented Citi Bike and landing on his head is free to make a claim against the City of New York that it was negligent in not providing helmets to riders.
The Law Office of Louis Grandelli recently obtained a $175,000.00 settlement on behalf of a 41 year old Brooklyn resident who was injured when he fell through a net while performing a stunt on a trapeze in upstate New York. Our office was able to secure this settlement despite the plaintiff's assumption of risk of the anticipated dangers associated with participating in a the trapeze program.