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Woman sues Disney World, claims she suffered severe injuries caused by an attack bird

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A woman from the Midwest has filed a lawsuit against Walt Disney World after she was allegedly hit by a bird at the Polynesian Village Resort.

Lisa Dixon, who was living temporarily at her family’s property in Celebration, Fla., claims that she suffered a traumatic brain injury, as well as hernias, as a result of the “dive-bombed” by the bird on a jetty near the resort in May 2017, according to her lawyer.

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“If there is a company that is well versed in the safety, it should be Disney,” Dixon’s lawyer, Thomas Schmitt told the Orlando Sentinel.

Her lawyer claims that the bird strike, which he likened to get hit in the head with a baseball, has “adjusted” Dixon’s life and personality.
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Dixon’s lawsuit further claims that Disney is aware of the seasonal migration of birds that may pose a threat to the guests, but takes no action to warn the guests.

Schmitt claims that the bird strike, which he likened to get hit in the head with a baseball, has “adjusted” Dixon’s life and personality. She will also need surgery, ” he said.

She is seeking damages of more than $15,000, the Sentinel reports.

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“We will respond to the allegations, as applicable, in the court,” a Disney spokesperson confirmed in a statement to Fox News.

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