Bounce houses are a popular summer attraction for children; however, they are not always safe.
If you are going to provide a bounce house for your children here a few safety tips to follow:
- Children should be at least six years of age.
- Limit the number of children in the bounce house and the amount of time each child gets. Most accidents happen when multiple children are in the house.
- Parental supervision is key when children are in a bounce house.
- Do not allow kids to do somersaults or flips.
- Children should take their shoes, eyeglasses and jewelry off when entering a bounce house.
- If the bounce house begins to lose air, immediately exit the bounce house.
- Follow all instructions when setting up your bounce house.
If you find your bounce house has defects, such as losing air or becoming unanchored frequently, immediately stop use. The product t may be defective.
Recovering compensation after an injury from a defective product
It is a manufacturer’s responsibility to make sure their products are safe for consumers. If someone is injured due to a defective product, a product liability claim may exist. A claim may be pursued to pay for damages caused by the defective product such as medical bills, missed time from work and pain and suffering.
For a free legal consultation, call 412-661-1400
If you or someone you know has been seriously injured by a defective product, it is important to contact a personal injury attorney to review your rights. Call 412-661-1400 to schedule a free consultation with a personal injury lawyer in Pittsburgh at Berger and Green today.
Source: HealthDay, “Tips for Keeping That Bounce House Safe”