Six Flags and Intamin settle with Lasitters

Posted Monday, November 24, 2008 11:43 AM | Contributed by a_hoffman50

Nearly 18 months after Kaitlyn Lasitter’s feet were severed on a ride at Six Flags Kentucky Kingdom, the amusement park has reached an out-of-court settlement with the teenager’s family, who sued the park for negligence. Carolyn McLean, a company spokeswoman, said today that the settlement was reached after 48 hours of negotiations this week. The suit had been set for trial in January 2010. A settlement has also been reached with Intamin, the ride's manufacturer.

Read more from The Courier-Journal and AP via The Lexington Herald-Leader.

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Monday, November 24, 2008 11:00 PM

Glad this part is over, for everyone. Hopefully everyone can move on and focus their energy elsewhere. And hopefully some good comes of it.

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Tuesday, November 25, 2008 1:30 PM

I agree. I am sure the family is glad it's over, as far as the lawsuit.

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