Category: Children Injuries & Accidents

What Florida Kids Should Know to Avoid Back to School Car Crashes

School is starting again. Morning commutes now include stopping for crossing guards and children on their way to class. If you are a parent in Florida, this time of year is both exciting and frightening.

Why? Because motor vehicle crashes caused a quarter of all unintentional injury deaths of children under the age of 18 in 2016. Of these deaths, 19% were pedestrians who may have been walking to [..]

Here’s Why So Many Florida Kids Get Hurt in Bounce Houses

Kids love bounce houses. If they see one at a party, they go running. If the thought of this makes you want to start nervously biting your nails, don’t feel like a helicopter parent.

Why? Because the reality is that bounce houses may be more dangerous than we think.

Quick Stats about Bounce House Injuries

We don’t want to scare you, but the facts are the facts. Bounce house [..]

Injuries at Florida Summer Camps – How to Protect Your Kids and Family

Summer camp is a great way for children to enjoy time off from school and enjoy the outdoors. However, injuries do occur at summer camps and because of that you have to be careful about where you choose to go and protect yourself as much as possible.

How?

In this post, we’ll outline common injuries and what you can do to make sure that both you and your child [..]

Common Amusement Park Dangers Florida Parents Should Beware

This story has been in the news a lot lately, so there’s a good chance you already know about it. If not, brace yourself. It’s not pretty.

 

In 2016, a 10-year-old boy was decapitated as his raft went airborne and struck an overhead loop at the world’s tallest waterslide in Kansas City, Kansas. A sad, horrible tragedy, but every once in a while things like that happen… right?[..]

Top Child Accidents: What Florida Parents Should Really Worry About

 

As a concerned parent, you worry about your child’s safety pretty much all the time. However, it is important to know that there are certain things that you should be more worried about than others.

 

When is your child at the highest risk of danger in Florida? Every year over 9 million children are treated for injuries in U.S. hospitals. In this post, we’ll tell you the [..]

Fight Back If Negligence Caused Your Child to Fall at a Florida School

Kids can be wild. They can be careless and clumsy.

 

However, if your child falls at school and is seriously injured, don’t assume it is your child’s fault. The school still has a duty of care, and if their negligence led to your child’s injury, Florida law says that you can hold them accountable. In this post, we’re going to show you what to do.

 

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Watch Out! Common Ways Florida Kids Get Injured Around Christmas

Any parent or relative of small children will tell you that there is nothing quite so special and rewarding as sharing the holiday season with little ones. Children’s unfettered enthusiasm for Christmas is contagious, helping to bring out the kid in all of us.

 

The Christmas holiday is therefore an occasion marked with excitement and joy for Florida families. However, all of that excitement means that kids and [..]

Halloween Dangers and How Florida Parents Can Help Keep Kids Safe

 

It’s hard to believe that Halloween is already upon us. Children of all ages look forward to Halloween all year, and sometimes parents may even join in on the fun. However, Halloween fun also comes with particular hazards that parents need to watch out for to ensure that their kids stay safe.

 

A lot of people jump immediately to tampered candy when they think of Halloween danger. [..]