Plaintiff was severely injured while dismantling an amusement ride at a defendant amusement park when he struck a part of the ride known as a “pin” with a hammer.


The pin shattered sending metal fragments into both of his eyes. Plaintiff charged that defendant negligently designed, developed, inspected, marketed, advertised, promoted, sold, selected, and distributed the assembly pin used in conjunction with this carnival ride. Plaintiff also charged that defendant negligently failed to warn or adequately warn or instruct plaintiff concerning the assembly pin and its dangerous and defective properties.