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Watch Out for These Five Swimming Pool Risks This Summer

Warm weather means more of us will be visiting swimming pools by ourselves or with family and friends. Each year, there are cases of severe injuries or deaths that occur while people are enjoying public or private swimming pools. It is important to remember that this favorite summer pastime can come with risks. Common swimming pool hazards include but are…
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Common Causes of Injuries and Deaths at Concerts

South by Southwest (SXSW) is one of the most popular concert events in the US. However, it is also an event that has a tragic history. During SXSW in 2014, a motorist on the run from police officers overran a barricade and collided with multiple concertgoers. Four people died and 20 were injured. The 2014 SXSW tragedy is one of…
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Bounce House Injuries Are Becoming More Common

Are bounce house injuries on the rise? According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), as the popularity of bounce houses and other inflatables grows, so, too, do the number of serious injuries caused by them. In 2014, in Nashua, New Hampshire, two children aged 3 and 2 years old climbed into an inflatable bounce house. Almost immediately, what should…
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Does Signing a Waiver Really Prevent Me from Suing a Business?

A Buda father is considering a lawsuit against iPlay, a South Austin amusement center that offers inflatable recreational indoor activities. The father’s son was bouncing in the back of an inflatable castle when he fell through a 2-foot hole onto the concrete floor underneath the castle. The son started screaming and when his father found him, he was visibly shaken…
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Déjà Vu: Another Car Falls from Austin Parking Garage

Again? On July 13, a woman attempting to park in a downtown Austin parking garage breached the steel retention cables at the end of the garage. She then plunged five to seven stories to the ground below, suffering serious, but not life-threatening injuries. If this sounds familiar, that’s because it has happened before. Less than a year ago, in fact….
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