British teenager sues Disney after disabling heart attack on Tower of Terror

Posted Friday, February 13, 2009 9:17 AM | Contributed by Jeff

Leanne Deacon was 16 when she collapsed after riding the Tower of Terror ride at Disney's Hollywood Studios. Her heart stopped while she was being rushed to hospital but doctors managed to resuscitate her. The youngster suffered brain damage, which means she cannot speak and needs 24-hour care. Her lawsuit accuses Disney of negligence in the ride's design and operation. They also claim Disney had failed to adequately warn of risks or provide adequate safety restraints.

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