Kids are Falling from Windows and Balconies, Often with Tragic Consequences

Every year, thousands of children fall from windows and balconies at homes, apartment buildings, high-rise condominiums, and hotels, often with tragic or fatal consequences. In far too many of these cases, severe injury and wrongful death could have been prevented by something as simple as a window guard or a better-designed balcony railing. Our Child Injury […]

Child Drownings Spike Across United States

With coronavirus forcing thousands of families to cancel summer vacations, swimming pool sales are surging as Americans look to their backyards for some socially distant fun. But with child drownings steadily trending upwards across the United States, safety experts are worried these aquatic staycations could turn tragic for far too many kids this year. Our […]

Child Bathroom Drowning Injury – from Tub to Toilet

Besides scrubbing behind the ears, bathtime is supposed to be fun time. But the bathroom can turn into a danger zone so quickly.  Tragically, an average of 87 children under the age of five drown at home each year and 80 percent of those deaths happen in a bathtub, reports the Consumer Product Safety commission […]

Bubble Soccer or Concussion Balls?

Bubble Soccer has likely come to a park near you: players are encased in large plastic balls with their legs exposed, allowing them to move their legs freely. It’s a bit like Zorbing, a wildly popular activity that  people enjoy worldwide: they step into a large plastic ball and roll down from top of a […]

MOM AND THREE KIDS INJURED IN ROLLERCOASTER ACCIDENT

Amusement parks are one of the most anticipated recreation spots for families. With rollercoasters giving an adrenaline rush to whimsical rides that take you to adolescence, everyone loves to go to amusement parks. However, sometimes these parks can be a total nightmare when accidents take place. One such incident took place on December 13th of […]

BOY KILLED IN A TRAGIC CAR ACCIDENT THAT BELONGED TO A SHERIFF

In November 2017, a tragic incident was reported where a boy was killed in car accident. According to the reports that emerged, it happened due to the negligence of Los Angeles County sheriff. The sheriff was driving a sports utility vehicle, who was said to be busy responding to a radio call of a shooting […]

Who Can Be Held Responsible When Children Are Injured or Killed in School-bus Accidents?

Every year, millions of parents across the United States place their children’s lives and safety in the hands of school-bus drivers. Yet, approximately 17,000 children, on average, are injured or killed in school-bus accidents every year, according to some statistics. While many school-bus-related injuries are sustained in non-crash incidents, many are sustained in crashes caused […]

Tragic School Bus Crash Leaves 2 Young Children and One Adult Dead, 27 Injured

Tuesday, December 2, 2014, had been a school day like any other for the young children of East Knoxville, Tennessee’s Sunnyview Primary and Chilhowee Intermediate Schools. The children were being transported home on that rainy afternoon in their respective school buses—one carrying kindergarten through second-grade children from Sunnyview Primary and the other, third- through fifth-grade […]

Carousels may cause the most Amusement Park Accidents in summertime

Hersheypark is the home of Skyrush, the fastest and tallest rollercoaster on the whole park, reaching speeds up to 75mph at a height of approximately 200ft with a climbing angle of 90 degrees and a dropping angle of 97 degrees. On the Dorney Park’s Steel Force ride, passengers ride through drops and spins reaching at […]

Avoiding swimming pool accidents for your children

Summer pool season is upon us.  A midst the fun, though, we should remain mindful that the pool can be a dangerous area and must be treated with proper respect and precaution. What can a consumer do to protect his children on a swimming outing? The very first step to water safety is becoming informed […]