Disney Sued Over Scooter Incident at Epcot

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Dee Ann Glover, a Disney Annual Passholder is suing Disney after an incident where she says she was run over by a motorized scooter. The incident took place last year, and since then, she has needed surgery to ‘pin a steel rod into her hip’ which may require hip replacement surgery according to their attorney, Trenton Swan, in an article recently published by the Orlando Sentinel. In the article, a Disney spokesperson issued a statement, which read:

“This lawsuit centers on an incident between two guests… We are committed to providing a safe environment for our Cast Members and Guests, and we will respond to the allegations as appropriate in court.”

According to Glover, she says she was “hit from behind and didn’t see the electric scooter coming.” Her surgery consisted of pinning a steel rod to her hip.

This is not the first time a similar incident has taken place at Walt Disney World. In December 2018, it was reported that Vicki Denton sued Disney when a scooter driver attempted to reverse but instead went forward into Denton, pinning her against the checkout counter at a Hollywood Studios gift shop, where Denton fell over the scooter. In a previous article from the Orlando Sentinel, the Plaintiff voluntarily dismissed their lawsuit, the filing stating that “each side is responsible for its own legal bills.”

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