Yorkshire, English Woman Sustains Horrific Foot Injury at Trampoline Park

August 4, 2021By Andrew MazanFitness, Injuries, Law, Medical, Personal Injury, Trampoline

According to recent statistics, trampolines cause hundreds of thousands of injuries in the U.S. every year. Most of these incidents occur on home trampolines and result in sprains, scrapes, and fractures. But the equipment at jump parks poses a heightened risk for severe injuries. These facilities often have multiple large trampolines and allow dozens of … Read More

New Jersey Appeals Court Determines Waivers Are Not Always Enforceable for Minors

May 25, 2021By Andrew MazanInjuries, Law, New Jersey, Personal Injury, Trampoline

Recently, New Jersey’s appellate court secured the interests of minors when it upheld a decision denying forced arbitration between Sky Zone and the mother of a boy who fractured his leg on one of its trampolines. Arbitration, which mandates that disputes be resolved outside the judicial courts system, is a common clause in waivers signed … Read More

New Jersey Trampoline Park Settles Tragic Claim for $1.25 Million

October 16, 2020By Andrew MazanFitness, Injuries, Law, Medical, New Jersey, Personal Injury, Settlements, Trampoline

Over the past decade, trampoline parks have skyrocketed in popularity as consumers demanded new destinations for family outings, parties, and corporate events. Often marketed as a safe way to have fun while getting exercise and building confidence, park locations in the U.S.  grew exponentially from around three facilities in 2009 to over 800 as of … Read More

Family of Boy Fatally Injured at North Carolina Trampoline Park in 2019 Files Wrongful Death Lawsuit

April 21, 2020By Andrew MazanInjuries, Law, Medical, Personal Injury, Trampoline

You may recall our blog from July of 2019. We reported that a minor child had a very unfortunate fatal accident at a trampoline park in North Carolina.  If you missed that post, please click here. As trampoline parks have surged in popularity over the last decade, so has the likelihood of sustaining a serious … Read More

New Study Reveals Full Extent of the Danger Inside Trampoline Parks

March 20, 2020By Andrew MazanInjuries, Law, Medical, Personal Injury, Trampoline

Trampoline parks often portray themselves as fun, family friendly places for children to play and celebrate. This image has paid off big time for the more than 800 trampoline parks across the country as they rake in record profits hosting birthday parties, bar mitzvahs, and other gatherings. The American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons has long … Read More

New York State Is About to Implement Some of the Strictest Trampoline Park Safety Regulations in the Nation

March 11, 2020By Andrew MazanFitness, Injuries, Law, Personal Injury, Trampoline

While it may be hard to believe, there are currently no federal regulations in place for trampoline park safety. This is in spite of the fact that trampoline parks sent nearly 20,000 people to the emergency room in 2018, most of them children. Instead, statues dictating trampoline park inspections, equipment, and staff training are administered … Read More

After Negative Experience, Wisconsin Lawmaker Pushes for Regulation of Trampoline Parks

January 2, 2020By Andrew MazanData, Fitness, Injuries, Law, Personal Injury, Trampoline, Wisconsin

Motivation to change typically increases after enough personal pain and suffering. For one Wisconsin lawmaker, that holds especially true. Like many parents, Senator Chris Larson of Milwaukee was looking for an indoor activity to entertain his family.  Also like many parents, they turned to a local trampoline park for help.  From the outside, these facilities … Read More

Consumer Product Safety Commission Reports 211% Increase In Injuries

November 18, 2019By Andrew MazanFitness, Injuries, Law, Medical, Personal Injury

Over the last five years, trampoline park injuries have increased 211%.  In 2014, there were 6,200 reported emergency room visits from trampoline park injuries.   In 2018, there were 19,300 reported emergency room visits from trampoline park injuries. That’s nearly triple the amount in four years. Something needs to change.   The Consumer Product Safety Commission has … Read More