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Fulgham Hamptom Law Group Blog

Feb 8

Texas Bounce House Injuries: Who’s Liable?

Bounce House Injuries | Child Injury and Accidents

Your child has likely enjoyed jumping in a bounce house at a party, event, or business grand opening. You may have even taken them to one of the many indoor inflatable play areas that have been sprouting like weeds for the past decade or so.

Because they’re fun. Kids love them, and you get to have a few hard-earned moments to yourself without worrying because they’re basically bouncing themselves silly on big balloons.

Except there’s an increasing amount of evidence that says you probably should be a bit more worried. Why? Because bounce houses can cause serious injury to your child – just as they’ve done to countless others over the years.

In this post, we’re going to detail the [...]

Oct 25

Kids Going to a Fort Worth Holiday Break Camp? What to Know

Camp Injuries | Child Injury and Accidents

The holidays are a great opportunity for families to spend time together with kids out of school and parents (hopefully) off of work, but these schedules don’t always match up perfectly. There may be days – or even weeks – where your kids are out of school and you still have to report to work during the day.

Rather than scrambling for a babysitter or calling neighbors to take care of the kids, many Texas parents send them to a holiday break camp. Families throughout the Fort Worth area make use of these camps over holiday breaks.

Before you sign your kids up, though, read our guide to make sure you know what you’re getting into and what to watch [...]

Oct 12

Why Drivers are the Scariest Thing about Halloween for Texas Parents

Child Injury and Accidents | Halloween

Halloween is an evening of scary fun, but it can be truly scary for Texas parents if your child is hit by a vehicle.

That’s exactly what happened to a 5-year-old boy last Halloween in Georgia. The family was walking in a crosswalk when a minivan hit the boy. It sent him into mid-air, then pinned him under one of the back tires. The police said that the driver was looking in his rearview mirror at the time of the collision and failed to stop.

The boy suffered from several broken bones and a concussion. He need surgery to treat his leg, and at the time of the accident it was believed that he might require skin grafts. The driver [...]

Aug 16

School’s Starting Again — What Texas Drivers Can Do to Keep Kids Safe

Child Injury and Accidents

It’s that time of year again! Texas students are braving the last weeks of summer heat as they begin a new school year. Even if you don’t have kids, or if your kids are off to college and beyond, this time of year is still important to remember.

Why? Because more kids are going to be on the road: driving to school, walking to school, or catching the bus. Motor vehicle accidents are already the leading cause of teen deaths in our country, and a big reason why is a lack of attention in general.

We hope that most of the following driving tips are common sense, but after years of driving, it can be easy to forget even the [...]

Aug 13

How Swimming Pool Injury Liability Works in Texas

Child Injury and Accidents | Swimming Pool Accidents

Swimming is popular pastime here in Texas, particularly as we endure the dog days of summer. Even though it’s fun and refreshing, however, swimming can also be dangerous – especially if appropriate safety precautions are not in place.

Besides drowning, there are a number of other injuries that occur in and around swimming pools. These injuries can happen in both public and private pools, and also in portable pools, wave pools, and water parks.

If you or a loved one suffered a swimming pool injury that occurred due to the negligence of the pool owner, it may be possible to recoup damages to cover the cost of your injuries through a premises liability suit. This type of injury claim holds [...]

Jul 26

Texas Daycare Injuries Caused by Negligence

Child Injury and Accidents | Daycare Injuries | Playground Injuries

When you put your kid in a daycare or child care facility, you expect that he or she will be properly taken care of. That they will be watched carefully. That the workers have been properly trained to keep your child safe. That the facility itself has been well-maintained. That there is nothing dangerous in the building or on the grounds.

Unfortunately, sometimes these expectations are not met. Sometimes children are hurt at daycare, not by mere chance or accident, but due to the specific negligent actions of another. When this happens, Texas parents owe it to their child, their family, and even other families to hold the responsible party or parties accountable for their actions.

Doing this can bring [...]

Jul 3

What Texans Can You Do If Their Kid Is Hurt at Summer Camp

Child Injury and Accidents | Summer Camp Accidents

Is your child headed to summer camp this year? Here’s what to watch out for, as well as an explanation of your legal rights if your child is injured at summer camp.

Common Summer Camp Injuries in Texas

The camp is responsible for supervising your child for the entirety of his or her stay. If a camp employee engages in negligent supervision and your child is injured, you may be able to receive compensation.

Since children are physically active while climbing, playing sports, hiking, riding horses, swimming, and doing other activities, injuries are sadly all too common.

Here are the most frequent types of injuries that may occur at camps:

  • Sprains and strains
  • Bone fractures
  • Cuts and scrapes
  • Slip and

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