A court has convicted Calypso Waterpark in Limoges, Ontario, Canada, of six safety-related charges.
Five charges were related to a ride called the Steamer — which has people twirl around a bowl in a raft before sliding into a pool — with four ending in convictions, according to the Ottawa Sun. The two other convictions pertained to the Bobsleigh ride.
Calypso is one of many parks to have lawsuits filed against it due to safety issues. Kalahari Resorts recently was sued for an injury allegedly sustained at its Wisconsin Dells, Wis. park. Earlier in March a woman also injured in 2012 filed a lawsuit against Noah's Ark.
In January, a New York waterpark also became the center of legal battle after a mansuffered several broken bones in his feet and ankles while the riding the East Durham, N.Y.-based park's tallest slide, Canyon Plunge. Read More