Womand sues Fiesta Texas over alleged head injuries

Posted Friday, June 8, 2001 8:28 PM | Contributed by Lone Star Thrills

A San Antonio woman is sueing Six Flags Fiesta Texas for allged injuries caused by Joker's Revenge that have changed her personality.

Read all about it from KSAT.

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Friday, June 8, 2001 8:47 PM
I hit My Head too hard on that ride. Now I am PSYCHO


Yours Truly *** This post was edited by SFMMDUDE on 6/9/2001. ***
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Friday, June 8, 2001 8:49 PM
That's the craziest thing I have ever read, if it is real...

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Friday, June 8, 2001 8:50 PM
oh my god what stupid crap!
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Friday, June 8, 2001 8:55 PM
I have defended some peoples lawsuits on parks, but this one definitely hits the bottom of the barrel. What is up with waiting 2 years to file a lawsuit? However, this could result in alot of coasters being changed to lap bars instead of the OTSR. That would be a godsent.

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Friday, June 8, 2001 9:29 PM
Somehow I dought they will get rid of all the OTS's because of this incident.
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Friday, June 8, 2001 10:40 PM
Remeber this comes on the heels of the Boomerang accident.
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Saturday, June 9, 2001 5:17 AM
Looks like the Joker finally got his revenge...
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Saturday, June 9, 2001 5:43 AM
hey it hit her so hard that she forgot all about it until she needed some money :)
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Saturday, June 9, 2001 6:33 AM
Raven-Phile's avatar that is so dumb. i can't believe the kind of world we live in where people can make up a bull$#!+ story like that andget away with it.
you know, i think i'll sue pepsi, because it contains caffeine, and that makes me hyper. When i'm hyper, i'm just not myself.
geez. what's next?
Josh

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Saturday, June 9, 2001 6:46 AM
Quite honestly, I suprised this hasn't happened before on a Vekoma coaster.

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Saturday, June 9, 2001 6:52 AM
LOL! Can it get any worse?

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Saturday, June 9, 2001 6:59 AM
I sense someone after some quick and easy money!

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Saturday, June 9, 2001 8:49 AM
just pathetic.
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Saturday, June 9, 2001 8:58 AM
Ok I will play devils advocate on this one. This isn't the first time that someone has claimed this problem. In an ironic story a women rode Mind Eraser (SLC) at SFEG a few years ago and hit her head repeatedly and said she has memory loss. I do feel bad for the women and I hope it means the end of OTSR's in the near future, or at least non-headbanging OTSRs.
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Saturday, June 9, 2001 11:02 AM
This woman didn't wait two years, they have been preparing their case for a long time. It just made the news recently because of the Boomerang and Goliath thing.
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Saturday, June 9, 2001 11:28 AM
She's faking there is NO WAY that happened!!?!?!?!?!?

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Saturday, June 9, 2001 11:36 AM
Jeff's avatar I think you all need to cut the woman some slack. It is possible she could have sustained head injuries from the ride, it is after all a Vekoma running backward. Still, I don't really understand how the plaintiff could have possibly proven it was caused by the ride. She could have fell down some stairs for all we know.

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Saturday, June 9, 2001 1:14 PM
This is just another attempt to squeeze money from a theme park.ANYONE could just make this up not even Johnny Cochrene cant even prove this one
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Saturday, June 9, 2001 3:56 PM
This is just like the time that a woman sued a bingo parlor because the electric number sign fell on top of her and wound up giving her "multiple random orgasms". Like that's a bad thing. Maybe this personality change might be a good thing. Oh well. I hate the legal system. They'll probably let her win too.

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