Disneyland settled a lawsuit filed by an Idaho family that said it was falsely accused of stealing a $2.50 coin bank the family's 2-year-old daughter carried from a shop.
The amusement park settled for an undisclosed sum with Karen and Lonnie Boozer of Idaho Falls, who had sought $1 million.Disney officials declined to comment Friday on the lawsuit. The Boozers and their attorney said terms of the out-of-court settlement prohibited them from disclosing the settlement amount.
The lawsuit said the couple and their two daughters were detained and questioned during an October 1989 visit to the park after a security guard accused them of failing to pay for a coin bank. The daughter held the bank as she was pushed from the store in a stroller.
Eventually park officials were satisfied that the family not only had paid for the bank but had been overcharged $1, the Boozers said.