Child Injuries

Tag Archive

Common Injuries Kids Get Playing Sports

Common Injuries Kids Get Playing Sports

| Personal Injury
It is estimated that as many as 1.5 million kids ended up in the ER with sports injuries during the 2012 -2013 year. That’s a lot of injuries and a lot of worried and frantic parents. Many kids today play sports for school as well as a way to get exercise and stay healthy. But are sports…Read the article
New Jersey Poised to Extend Sexual Assault SOL

New Jersey Poised to Extend Sexual Assault SOL

| Personal Injury
Following a nationwide trend, legislators in the Garden State approved a measure which radically extends the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy is expected to sign the measure, which passed both legislative houses by a wide margin. The bill would extend the sexual abuse statute of limitations until the…Read the article
How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

How Does the Child Victim’s Act Affect My Family?

| Personal Injury
In January 2019, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo signed the Child Victims Act. This measure, which had been pending for more than a decade, significantly expands the statute of limitations in sexual assault cases. Survivors as old as 55 can file claims in civil court. In one respect, the CVA is nothing new. It is…Read the article
Amusement Park Injuries: What You Need to Know

Amusement Park Injuries: What You Need to Know

| Personal Injury
Amusement park rides like roller coasters and Ferris wheels and bumper cars are a lot of fun but are also the leading cause for injuries among those who report getting hurt while at theme parks. Injuries can range from cuts and bruises to broken bones and head trauma resulting in brain injuries. The most serious…Read the article
Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

Tips to Keep Your Kids Safe This Halloween

| Personal Injury
   “With more than 179 million Americans planning to partake in Halloween festivities, up from 171 million last year, spending is slated to reach a record high in survey history. This year, consumers are expected to spend $9.1 billion, up from $8.4 billion in 2016” (National Retail Federation). Halloween is easily one of the favorite…Read the article
Back to school after the summer: School risks and dangers 

Back to school after the summer: School risks and dangers 

| Personal Injury
As the summer winds down for kids all across the country that time of the year has come- time to prepare for the return to school. For most it means new classes, new teachers, new friends, and new things to learn. For first time students it is a time of great wonder and excitement and…Read the article
We Can’t Trust the SPF Labels on Sunscreen Products?

We Can’t Trust the SPF Labels on Sunscreen Products?

| Commercial Litigation & Class Actions
Every child needs sun protection. The lighter someone’s natural skin color, the less melanin it has to absorb UV rays and protect itself. The darker a person’s natural skin color, the more melanin it has. But both dark- and light-skinned kids need protection from UV rays because any tanning or burning causes skin damage. The…Read the article
More Kids Drinking Toxic Liquids

More Kids Drinking Toxic Liquids

| Personal Injury
In the first few months of 2017, over 8,000 children under 6 drank e-cigarette nicotine. Officials blame the manufacturers for the problem, so they may be liable for damages in court. Packaging is the biggest problem. In many cases, the e-liquids are almost indistinguishable from food products. The containers often resemble juice boxes or cans…Read the article
Stupid and Dangerous Challenges Spread by Social Media

Stupid and Dangerous Challenges Spread by Social Media

| Personal Injury
The internet has brought us many great things that have advanced us as a society, but it has also enabled the extreme stupidity in much of our society. This is evident when looking back over the stupid and dangerous, and often potentially deadly challenges that have spread like wildfire online through social media outlets like…Read the article
Staying Safe During Halloween

Staying Safe During Halloween

| Napoli Shkolnik News
Halloween is here, and if you are a parent, there’s no doubt that your little ghoul or goblin is quite excited about trick-or-treating. Before you grab the pillowcases for candy collection, though, consider these tips for staying safe during this haunted holiday– Take Action to Prevent Against Pedestrian Accidents The American Academy of Pediatrics reports…Read the article