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Ohio State Fair Tragedy: Who Is Liable


Jim Malek gave an interview regarding who may be liable for the tragedy on ABC Channel 6.

In regards to the accident he had this to say:

“As long as they follow the safety rules, and we don’t know that at this point in time, this accident should not have occurred”

A question was posed to Jim regarding the fact that the riders had signed waivers. Jim’s answer was that you expect that you may get hit by a foul ball at a baseball game but . . .

“Most people that ride a ride don’t assume under any circumstances that it’s going to fall apart in midair and cause serious injury and death”