Victims may sue Conklin Shows for CNE accident

Posted Thursday, September 9, 2004 9:37 AM | Contributed by supermandl

Victims of an accident last weekend on the G-Force ride at the Canadian National Exhibition say they may consider suing the owner, Conklin Shows. The ride collapsed, sending 24 people to the hospital for minor injuries.

Read more from The Globe and Mail.

Thursday, September 9, 2004 7:48 PM
the ride didn't collapse... it just jammed and fell...
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Thursday, September 9, 2004 8:07 PM
why would you wanna sue conklin, nobody died..sheesh
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Thursday, September 9, 2004 9:19 PM
If I was seriously injured, and the investigation pointed to poor maintenance, then I'd certainly sue. As much as we don't like seeing suits being placed against our favorite parks, when we ride an attraction we expect that the park/touring company properly maintained it. Rides certainly don't fall over if they're assembled and checked over properly.
*** This post was edited by PhantomTails 9/9/2004 9:19:45 PM ***
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Friday, September 10, 2004 1:19 AM
So, another victim has entered "The Chamber of Farts, eh?"
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Friday, September 10, 2004 8:53 AM
Cameron: Sure sounds like a collapse to me!
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Friday, September 10, 2004 11:18 PM
well, the actual ride fell off it's footings. The gondola didn't fall, and the structure didn't collapse.
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Saturday, September 11, 2004 9:51 AM
Was the ride not standing properly? Then it collapsed!
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Saturday, September 11, 2004 5:08 PM
From the info I've seen it slipped off it's blocking, definitely not a good thing. They were lucky it stayed upright.
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Monday, November 12, 2007 8:56 PM
the g-force has 4 L riggers that stands on blocks preventing it from tipping over. i beleve the ride failed due to abuse.. there are two kinds of rides there are those that can travel and there are those that should stay put. in my opinion the g-force was not a travelling ride.. so many parts to set up and matience is a daily job...i read all the reports
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