From The Daily Press:
James City County woman claims she was knocked unconscious in 2016 while riding a water slide at Ocean Breeze Waterpark in Virginia Beach and that park personnel were unfamiliar with proper first-aid procedures.
Izabela Tyman wants $1 million for the concussion and seizures she suffered after her inner tube deflated while going down The Trident.
But before Tyman has any hope of collecting, her attorney first needs to sort out who owns the waterpark — located at 849 General Booth Blvd.
Robert Charles Neeley Jr. filed the suit against last year in Virginia Beach Circuit Court against Premier Parks LLC, an Oklahoma company led by Kieran Burke, former Chairman and CEO of Six Flags, Inc.
For years, Premier Parks' website has listed Ocean Breeze among its attractions. Ocean Breeze's website also has listed Premier Parks' home base as its corporate address since at least 2015. The Virginian-Pilot published an article in 2012 about Burke's purchase of Ocean Breeze.
In documents filed earlier this month in U.S. District Court in Norfolk, however, Premier Parks disavowed ownership and asked a judge to force Tyman to pay its legal fees.Read More