Water Country sued over near drowning

PORTSMOUTH — The near-drowning of Gregorio “Junior” Ortega, in Water Country’s wave pool two years ago, has been cited in a civil suit seeking compensation to Ortega for what are described as “severe and permanent personal injuries” he claims are a result of the water park’s negligence.

Ortega, who was 20 when the incident occurred, is represented by Portsmouth attorney Michael Rainboth who filed the two-count lawsuit in Rockingham County Superior Court… Read More>>