A woman went to the “happiest place on earth” but was left with an injury that purportedly plagued her for years. She recently shared her experience on TikTok, and people had a lot to say.
This month, a TikToker’s story went viral after she alleged Disneyland was responsible for a chronic bone infection she developed after a trip to their theme park.
Known as Hotwheels or @gamma.aminobutyric.acid, the woman explained that she took a trip to Disneyland in 2018. The trouble began when she was riding the Indiana Jones Adventure.
SHE COULD NOT GET OFF THE RIDE
The TikToker claims that the ride operator forgot to put her in the lane which connected her with her wheelchair. She claimed she rode the ride three times before being helped by the operator.
The video has been viewed millions of times online and many people have urged her to sue Disneyland. People suggested that she could sue Disneyland, despite the fact that her video has been viewed millions of time and received thousands of comments.
IT CAUSED A SCRAPE
The TikToker provided a few specifications about how the ordeal progressed. The ride caused her to scrape her bottom at first. The injury progressed to stage four.
She stated that she was admitted to the hospital for six consecutive months during 2019. She was diagnosed with “osteomyelitis and malnutrition.”
HER MEDICAL JOURNEY
In her video, text overlay shared that from 2019 to 2021, she faced a tumultuous medical journey. She was in and out of the hospital to treat her chronic osteomyelitis.
She said that she was not allowed to sit for two months. The woman also alleged that she had to rely on an IV for antibiotics and antifungals. Doctors were finally able to operate on the wound and close it.
When users asked her if she sued, the TikToker stated she didn’t think she had enough evidence to take on Disneyland. She stated that she was considering further research and speaking to a lawyer.
In a follow up video, she said she vaguely recalls signing a contract after the encounter. Because she didn’t know how serious the ride would cause, The TikToker didn’t think about it.
THE ONLINE REACTION
The woman said: “Of course I signed it because I didn’t think it was a big deal, I thought it was funny… that I got stuck on a ride.” The only “compensation” she got from Disneyland was a free FastPass.
Netizens shared their views, and one user expressed: “Pressure injuries are very serious … This is very sad. I’ve seen it before in clinical.”
Another added: “Even if you don’t want money, it [would] be good to sue so that they are compelled to find a way to prevent this.”