Disabled man awarded $8,000 for being stuck on Disneyland's Small World

Posted Wednesday, March 27, 2013 8:20 AM | Contributed by Jeff

A disabled man who was stuck inside Disneyland's "It's A Small World" ride four years ago and later sued the amusement park has been awarded $8,000 in a court decision, the man's attorney said Tuesday.

Read more from The LA Times.

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Tuesday, April 9, 2013 10:09 AM

rollergator said:
Is Disney making modifications to the attraction so that if/when it gets stuck in a similar situation that a handicapped person would be "evacuable" (*wink*) at the lcation where the ride is stopped? That would seem to suggest that a continuous ride like IASW would have to undergo fairly major renovations in order to be able to get a wheelchair-bound patron off from any conceivable sopping-point on the ride.

I think it's the Magic Kingdom version where the whole building is flooded; at Disneyland you just have to watch your step when exiting...also the guide posts under the Disneyland boats should protect them from capsize...

(sorry, I couldn't resist)

--Dave Althoff, Jr.

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