Some of the most common dangers and corresponding injuries in summer camps are as follows:Swimming Pool and Water Sports Hazards – Resulting in Drowning, Brain Injury, Spinal Cord Injury and Broken Bones. In other instances lifeguard are not on duty when they should be resulting in drowning. Slip and Fall Hazards – Resulting from failure to maintain clean and dry floors in summer camp facilities. Summer Camp Food Poising and Food Bore Illness – Resulting from unsanitary cafeteria and cooking kitchens, infected and expire food, improper cooking time. Sexual Assault – All too often children become the victims of child molesters in summer camps. Such individuals prey on the young. Amusement Park Sexual Assault Attorney – Water Park Accidents – Theme Park Ride Injury Lawyer – Knotts Berry Farm Accident attorney Infections and Bed Bug Infestations – Due to poor maintenance and cleanup many summer camp rooms and boards are infested with bed bugs resulting in severe infections. Bus Accident – Summer Camp bus accidents can be caused by driver negligence, inattentive driving of failure to properly maintain the vehicle. Summer Camp Fires – fire’s pose a serious concern in summer camps. Owners and operators of summer camps owe a duty to protect children from burn injuries. Other injuries include: Horseback riding accident injuries, rock-climbing accident injuries, burn injuries, cuts and bruises, and facial lacerations. Compensation for injuries in summer camps can be bases on different factors including:
- Hospital Costs
- Rehabilitation costs
- Duration and Permanence of injuries
- Pain and Suffering
- Post traumatic stress
- Punitive damages – where possible
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