Should Parents be Concerned about Bounce House Accidents?
Should Parents be Concerned about Bounce House Accidents?

Danger probably isn’t the first word that comes to mind when you think of a children’s bounce house. However, certain circumstances when bounce houses are in use can lead to serious accidents. 

Unfortunately, a bounce house in Fort Lauderdale was the site of an injury for a 6-year-old girl on Memorial Day 2015. A waterspout came ashore and sent the inflatable flying down the beach, injuring Shamoya Ferguson and two other children. The accident sent all three children to the hospital. 

Bounce Houses Unsafe During Windy Weather

Although Ferguson made it out of the incident mostly unscathed, this accident is a warning to parents. Something as innocent as a child’s bounce house has the potential to be dangerous under the wrong circumstances. Parents should be cautious of factors like adverse weather when allowing children to play in bounce houses.

“Most of the time, your children are going to be just fine in a bounce house. However, if anything concerns you, such as windy weather or too many older children crowding it, trust your instincts and keep your child safe,” said Attorney Walter Clark, founder of Walter Clark Legal Group.

Our firm has been handling personal injury cases throughout the California Low Desert and High Desert communities for over 30 years. With a 95% success rate, the California personal injury attorneys at Walter Clark Legal Group will fight to hold those responsible for your loss accountable and win compensation to cover medical bills, lost wages, and pain and suffering. If you have been injured and want to discuss your legal options, contact us today at (760) 777-7777 for a free consultation with an experienced personal injury lawyer. We have offices in Indio, Rancho Mirage, Victorville, and Yucca Valley and represent clients through the entire California Low Desert and High Desert communities.

DISCLAIMER: The Walter Clark Legal Group blog is intended for general information purposes only and is not intended as legal or medical advice. References to laws are based on general legal practices and vary by location. Information reported comes from secondary news sources. We do handle these types of cases, but whether or not the individuals and/or loved ones involved in these accidents choose to be represented by a law firm is a personal choice we respect. Should you find any of the information incorrect, we welcome you to contact us with corrections.

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