Tom J. Griffiths, Ed.D., Aquatic Safety Expert
When it comes to waterpark lawsuits, two trends become apparent: Drownings in wave pools and accidents on waterslides.
Concerning wave pools, these manufactured “ocean” environments become hazardous when weak swimmers attempt to swim in strong waves where water reaches over their heads. It’s hazardous enough for weak swimmers to swim in deep water. When you add strong waves, many swimmers simply become too fatigued from fighting the rising and falling water.