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ermergencyInjuries related to trampoline parks have increased dramatically, according to a new study from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).

The results of the study, published in the August 2016 issue of Pediatric, shows a 10-fold increase in trampoline injuries between 2010 and 2014.

doctor hospitalA U.S. Whitewater Center in Charlotte, North Carolina has closed until officials can determine whether the water is safe for humans. The closure comes after a teenager visiting the center from Ohio died from a brain-eating amoeba found in the water. Officials tested the water after the incident and found it tested positive for the amoeba that caused the girl’s death.

fireworks accidentA Fairfax County woman was awarded $4.75 million in damages for the injuries and financial losses she suffered after a fireworks mishap. The woman was left with severe burns, a concussion and lacerations from exploding shrapnel. The 2010 fireworks accident was just one of dozens that happen every summer during Fourth of July celebrations.

woman catches little girl jumping in pool against seaLong awaited and much cherished, the arrival of summer is something most everyone welcomes with glee. Days of boots and heavy coats have finally given way to carefree living in shorts and sandals, and everyone seems ready to enjoy the outdoors.

RR crossing freight trainIt has been a little more than one year since Amtrak 188 derailed in Philadelphia, killing eight passengers and injuring more than 180 others. Since that time, the victims and their family members have been waiting to hear whether the engineer was responsible for their heartbreak and they’ve finally received their answer.

RR crossing freight trainA train accident that took the lives of two railroad workers has been attributed at least in part to failure to follow standard safety regulations. The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) confirmed that safety standards were not followed at the time of the Amtrak crash.

boat life saverSpending time on the open water is a favorite pastime for many New Jersey residents. And with summer winding down, the state’s waterways are packed with boaters taking advantage of the season’s warm weather. However, a spate of watercraft accidents in lakes across the state illustrates just how dangerous this outdoor activity can be.

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