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Fulgham Hamptom Law Group Blog

Mar 26
2020

These Risky Items for TX Child Climbing Accidents Might Surprise You!

Child Climbing Accidents | Child Injury and Accidents

If you’ve ever spent much time around toddlers, you’re well aware that they love to climb, especially where they don’t belong! They’re are known to scale kitchen cabinets, furniture – any other household objects bigger than them, really.

Most of these pursuits (thankfully) end in a harmless fall, with perhaps a few bumps and bruises. However, climbing can also result in serious injury or even death, and fall accidents are a leading cause of serious child injuries.

To help Texas parents avoid this tragic occurrence, we’ve put together a guide covering common objects toddlers climb, as well as manufacturers’ product safety responsibilities to consumers, which are in place to help prevent injuries.

Texas Parents: Why Your Toddler Climbs and

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Oct 12
2019

Halloween in Texas: Delicious Fun for Kids – If You Know the Dangers

Child Injury and Accidents | Halloween

Halloween is a magical time for kids. Along with costumed fun, there are tricks and treats and festive parties – and did we mention treats?

Usually, this spine-chilling holiday is full of good surprises. However, when kids are involved, care needs to be taken so you aren’t involved in an unexpected accident during Halloween activities. Most commonly, injuries occur from your own costume and drivers who aren’t paying as much attention as they should while kids are excitedly racing from home to home.

Specific injuries to watch out for include:

  • Car accidents that involve treat-or-treaters – or even adults leaving parties.
  • Burn injuries that take place when costumes come into contact with open flames.
  • Eye injuries that occur from costume
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Apr 13
2019

Visiting a Texas Amusement Park This Summer? What to Know

Amusement Park Injuries

Parks are (almost) open, temperatures are rising, and school is about to be out.

It may not surprise you to read that The National Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates more than 270 million people will probably visit an amusement park before year’s end, but what you probably don’t realize is that about 7,000 of those visitors will end up in an emergency room because of it.

USA Today reported on a number of high-profile incidents that occurred in recent years. An 18-year-old in Columbus dying mid-summer 2017 from injuries a week after an entire seat was catapulted from the pendulum of a roller coaster. A boy of 10 dying from a neck injury after his Schlitterbaun raft went airborne from [...]

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