Precisely a month in the past at present, Tyre Sampson, 14, of St. Louis died after falling from a drop tower trip at Orlando’s ICON PARK. Now, his mother and father have filed a wrongful loss of life lawsuit, TMZ stories.
Nekia Dodd and Yarnell Sampson have filed a wrongful loss of life swimsuit and can be represented by Benjamin Crump. They really feel their son, who was six foot and 5 inches and over 300-pounds ought to’ve by no means been allowed to get on the trip.
In accordance with TMZ, Tyre’s mother and father are suing ICON Park and associates, which additionally consists of the creators and operators of the free-fall trip.
They’re claiming the events concerned have been negligent. The swimsuit says there was no signage to discourage folks from getting on who shouldn’t. The mother and father additionally declare that the folks working that day didn’t say something to forestall individuals who shouldn’t be on the trip from not getting on.
Due to this, the mother and father really feel Tyre acquired on the trip pondering every thing was high-quality nevertheless it was not.
The household additionally say the trip itself wasn’t secure, and rides which might be related have a shoulder harness and a seat belt. However the trip in query didn’t have a seat belt. The household believes that is what contributed to him being ejected out of his seat.
The mother and father are asking for damages and a jury trial earlier than a decide.
In the event you recall, Tyre fell from practically 100-foot top and tragically died. After the incident, Tyre’s father, Yarnell, spoke with Orlando 35 and said his son “was panicking when he was going up.”
He additionally said that his son informed his buddies, who have been additionally on the trip, that he was feeling uncomfortable.
Yarnell went on to say he was going to do what he might to ensure this doesn’t occur to anybody else.
This could by no means occur to anybody else’s little one ever once more, and if I’ve something to do with this, it is not going to occur ever once more.