As we see the restrictions easing down, the residents of Massachusetts are diving back into water sports like swimming, boating, and fishing. But, studies show that there are an estimated 3,960 fatal unintentional drownings every year in the United States, including boating-related drownings. Massachusetts itself
TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – A Florida mother has filed a lawsuit in federal court over her 10-year-old son’s near-drowning during a trip to Legoland in July. According to the lawsuit, a Legoland Beach Retreat employee ordered Aleisha Mullinax’s son to remove
LEWISTON — A federal appeals court has upheld the lower court dismissal of a lawsuit brought by the family of a 13-year-old boy who drowned in Poland during a school field trip in 2018. Rayan Issa’s father, Ali Abdisamad, filed a lawsuit
Between the years 2005-2014, in the United States there was an average of 3,536 unintentional fatal non-boating related accidental drownings annually. That equates to approximately ten deaths by drowning each day. Each year an additional 332 people died from drowning incidents related specifically to boating. An
The recall includes about 7,500 Aquababy Bath Ring seats in pink or blue designed for children five months to ten months old. The seat is made of white plastic with blue, pink or green trimming and has four suction cups on the bottom. An
A Danbury, Connecticut couple is being mourned after drowning during their honeymoon in Costa Rica when powerful currents swept them offshore. It was reportedly the second marriage for both Ruth Rowe and Bruce Loev, who reconnected after growing up together in New York. The
Consumers have been advised by the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) to immediately stop using DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices. The signaling device can malfunction when used and restrict the diver’s airflow, posing a drowning hazard. This recall involves DiveAlert and DiveAlert PLUS scuba dive
A new government report reveals that children younger than age 5 represent more than 75 percent of all pool and spa submersion deaths and 78 percent of pool and spa submersion injuries in the United States involving children younger than 15 years of age.