What is a Bounce House and What Risks Does it Present?

Danger sign label on white

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Bounce Houses are inflatable structures and slides that have become enormously popular at birthday parties, gatherings, school events and fairs. Children enjoy these structures where they can jump and bounce defying gravity in what is perceived by adults to be a safe environment for this kind of activity.
These inflatable structures when supervised, maintained and setup properly can provide children with hours of fun. In the event there is a mishap because of an issue with the Bounce House it can result in serious accidents and bodily harm.

Bounce House Legal Claims

There have been hundreds of lawsuits involving bounce houses in situations where a child has been hurt. Generally these legal actions were children that had fractured arms or legs, but in some rare cases there have been wrongful death lawsuits filed. In these rare instances the victim broke their neck or hit their head on a hard surface resulting in fatal injuries.

Bounce House Injuries and Claims

The claims that involve accidental injuries are because of hazardous recreational structures and these cases are complicated because of the factors and proving negligence in a personal injury claim. When an inflatable structure accident occurs the parties that may be liable for negligence include:

  • The property owner
  • The inflatable structure business owner
  • Equipment owners
  • Operators
  • Installers
  • Distributors
  • Manufacturers

Getting Legal Advice

If your child or you have been harmed in an inflatable structure that was dangerous because of negligence it is important to seek the advice of a personal injury lawyer to determine the validity of your claim. The Ehline Law Firm PC can evaluate your claim and determine the best legal avenue to pursue your case. Our experienced attorneys offer a free consultation to discuss your claim and our Southern California offices can be reached toll-free at 888-400-9721.