Beware of the dangers of window falls… especially on warm summer days

Falls from windows injure 5,100 kids every year Most hurt after spills from second stories; toddlers account for two-thirds of casesAn article today on MSNBC is a reminder to all of us that over 5K young children fall out of windows every year. At SKW, personal injury attorneys have handled a number of tragic cases, where a young child falls out of a window (see article about window falls.pdf).msnbc story.jpg

For parent of children under 4, please remain extra vigilant. The MSNBC article points out that 2/3rds of the falls involve a toddler and that window screens are not enough to prevent dangerous falls. 

 

 

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