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Bounce House Accident Lawyer in Connecticut

The average age of someone injured in a bounce house is 7 years old, according to a recent study.

Bounce houses have soared in popularity over the past few years. A staple at birthday parties across Fairfield County, bounce houses provide fun, seemingly safe physical activity for children of all ages. While no parent or child expects a bounce house accident to occur, bounce house deflations and rollovers are an increasingly common cause of injuries to children throughout the United States and even wrongful deaths.

No parent expects their child to be seriously injured or killed in a bounce house accident. But if your child was suffered a brain injury or even a lesser injury from a bounce house accident, contact Vishno Law Firm. Fairfield County bounce house accident lawyer Jeremy Vishno has fought to protect the rights of child injury victims for over 25 years. When the physical, emotional and financial well-being of your child is at stake, don't take any chances. Contact us today. We're ready to fight for the compensation and closure you need.

Recent news stories have reported on the "epidemic" of bounce house injuries. A 2012 study published in the journal Pediatrics revealed a 15-fold increase in bounce house injuries between 1995 and 2010.  Researchers determined that on average 31 children per day were visiting emergency rooms with bounce house-related injuries. The average age of the injury victim was 7 years old and the most common injuries were fractures or sprains to a leg or arm.

How do bounce house accidents happen?

The most common way children get hurt is when one bouncer falls into another child. Some people buy "do-it-yourself" packages and allow children to use the structures without professional attendants. Some see this as a recipe for disaster.

Bounce house accidents also happen when a structure suddenly and unexpectedly deflates. Children can immediately become trapped inside while air escapes from the structure. Children can become injured trying to escape from the bounce house, colliding with other children, or falling to the ground. In other instances, unsecured bounce houses have rolled over or been sent flying through the air, leaving children at risk of falling to the ground. When a negligent bounce house rental company or facility caused your child's accident, that company needs to be held responsible for their actions.

How can a Fairfield County bounce house attorney help?

Bounce house accidents happen fast in Fairfield County, but the impact can last a lifetime. You or a loved one may suddenly face a painful recovery process lasting months or years after the accident. You may be wondering how to pay the medical bills and how the accident will affect your future.

Families in Fairfield County know they can trust Attorney Jeremy Vishno to protect their rights every step of the way. Attorney Vishno has been helping injury victims get the compensation they rightfully deserve since 1990. Stand up for your rights. Contact us at Vishno Law Firm today. If represented by our firm, rest assured your case will be handled personally by Attorney Vishno and his staff of experienced paralegals. Call 888-222-1688 to schedule a free case consultation at our Fairfield or New Haven office locations.