According to United States Consumer Product Safety Commission data, more than 92,000 people found themselves in an emergency room after a trampoline accident in 2010. While some trampoline injuries are minor and heal quickly, serious injuries such as bone fractures, internal injuries, or head trauma can occur.
A trampoline jumper can leap several times their own height. As you can imagine, this can lead to injuries, usually when the jumper:
In many cases, proper safety equipment can help reduce the likelihood of accident. Homeowners who choose to have a trampoline should exercise care for the safety of their household and guests. Recommended safety precautions include:
Homeowners have a legal obligation to maintain safe premises. With a backyard trampoline, this responsibility means taking adequate steps to make sure the equipment is in good condition and that guests use it properly.
If you or a loved one have been injured due to a property owner’s negligence, you are urged to contact the Indianapolis Premises Liability Attorneys of Wilson Kehoe Winingham. The lawyers at WKW can help you get the compensation you deserve. Call 317.920.6400 or fill out an online contact form for a free, no-obligation case evaluation.
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