One Person Was Seriously Injured In A Temecula Horse Riding Accident After Falling From The Horse By Corralitos Road
TEMECULA, CALIFORNIA (April 25, 2019) – One person was seriously injured in a horse riding accident by the 38000 block of Corralitos Road.
Temecula authorities are saying that the accident took place around 9:11 a.m. The person that was injured apparently fell off of the horse. The Riverside County Fire Department says that they sustained traumatic injuries and had to be taken to the hospital.
There is no other information about what may have caused the accident at this time. An investigation remains ongoing.
Liability In Horse riding Accidents
According to the Centers for Disease Control, there are nearly 30 million people who ride horses every year in the United Sates. Nearly 50,000 people are hospitalized in horse riding accidents every year. The injuries sustained from horse riding accidents can be severe and life-altering. Here are some of the more common types of injuries that can occur:
- Spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Loss of vision
If the victim of a horse riding accident was injured at an equestrian facility there may be numerous forms of liability. Generally speaking, property owners are liable for accidents caused by dangerous conditions on their property. For example, divots in the ground may cause a horse to trip and throw a rider off. Here are just a few of the other common sources of negligence:
- Equestrian facilities may be liable if they knowingly provided faulty equipment
- Equestrian facilities may be liable if they failed to take reasonable measures to determine if a guest could safely ride a horse
- Equestrian facilities may be liable if they committed an act or omission which constituted a willful or wanton disregard for the safety of the horse riding participant
Any person that is injured in a horse riding accident may have the ability to recover damages. This may include money for lost wages, medical bills and pain and suffering. Injuries from horse riding accident can often leave victims with high medical bills and debilitating injuries. A premises liability attorney can examine all of the facts of your case and let you know what your options are.
Getting Help After A Horse Riding Accident
We at West Coast Trial Lawyers extend our thoughts and prayers to the victim of this horse riding accident in Temcula. Any person that may have seen what happened should reach out the the Temecula police department. Equestrian facilities need to make sure that they are doing everything in their power to help prevent accidents.
If you or someone that you love has been injured in horse riding accident you may have legal recourse. Our team of personal injury attorneys are here to answer any questions that you may have. We care greatly that accident victims get the financial and medical support that they need. Whether you just have questions about your rights or need more information about an accident we are here for you. You can reach out to us anytime at (888) 888-9285.