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Fourteen Children Injured After Inflatable Bounce House Tips Over

Wyandanch, NY – Fourteen children were injured after an inflatable bounce house tipped over during Lafrancis Hardiman Elementary School’s field day at Wyandanch Park on Mount Avenue. The accident happened around 9:30 a.m. on Tuesday, June 14, 2022.  

The bounce house was full of 6 and 7-year-old children when it fell over onto the tennis courts, causing injuries to those in the bounce house and on the ground. According to Suffolk County Fire Department, 11 people were treated at the scene and seven others were transported to the hospital. Wyandanch School District is investigating the cause of the accident. 

Bounce House Accidents 

Thousands of children are injured each year in bounce houses and other inflatables. In this accident, the families of the injured children should have their investigative team evaluate all aspects surrounding the accident. This includes reviewing: 

  • Any video evidence of the accident 
  • All eyewitness accounts of the accident 
  • Determination if the capacity of the bounce house was properly marked 
  • Supervision of bounce house at the time of the accident 
  • Bounce house maintenance history 
  • Determination if the bounce house was installed properly  

Bounce House Accident Attorneys 

If your child has been injured in a bounce house or inflatable accident, call an experienced personal injury attorney at The Barnes Firm today. From the first phone conversation through to the final settlement, the team of attorneys at The Barnes Firm will work hard for you every step of the way.   

The Barnes Firm: (800) 800-0000 

 

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