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18 people, mostly children, injured in carnival ride failure

Posted by Paul Levin | Sep 09, 2013 | 0 Comments

A Connecticut carnival ride lost power Sunday afternoon, leaving 18 people, most of them children, injured. When the “swing” ride at the Oyster Festival in Norwalk lost power, riders immediately fell to the ground.

Twelve children and one adult were transported to hospitals in the area, many suffering from broken bones. Five others at the scene refused treatment. All but one victim were released by Sunday evening. The remaining hospitalized patient sufered non-life threatening injuries, however.

Other rides at the festival were shut down following the accident, but reopened later in the day after inspection.

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Paul Levin

Attorney Levin was admitted to practice law in the State of Connecticut beginning 1989 and in New York Federal district court beginning 1992. He is a member of the Connecticut Trial Lawyers Association, Connecticut Bar Association, and the National Association for American Justice. Prior to establishing his own law firm, Attorney Levin was associated with the...


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