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What is an inherent risk to a water slide for application of Pennsylvania’s “no duty” rule.

April 1, 2017
Richmond v. Wild River Waterpark Inc., 2014 Pa. Super. Unpub. LEXIS 2314; 108 A.3d 103

Summary judgment was affirmed in a claim against a water park for an injury that occurred when a minor came off an inner tube and injured his face and teeth. The court found that the plaintiff failed to establish that coming off an inner tube and landing in a slide was not a frequent, common and expected part of riding a water slide. The plaintiffs offered no evidentiary basis that the type of inner tube used contributed to the injury.


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