NJ Court Must Rethink Arbitration Over Amusement Park Fall

By Jeannie O'Sullivan (June 6, 2018, 4:57 PM EDT) -- A New Jersey state appeals court on Wednesday vacated a lower court's upholding of an arbitration decision in favor of an amusement park and equipment maker in a case over a man's fall from a rope-climbing attraction, ruling a hearing is necessary to determine if the man and his wife knew they had waived their right to sue.

Given the dispute over Vincenzo and Maria Gallina's alleged agreement to arbitrate their claims against park operator Adrenaline Family Entertainment Inc. and Bob's Space Racers Inc., a Camden County Superior Court judge abused his discretion in finding the couple could not claim they didn't...

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