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The Rise of Massachusetts Drowning Incidents in 2021

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

The Rise of Massachusetts Drowning Incidents in 20212021-11-02T02:37:07-04:00

Legoland made boy remove prosthetic leg, lawsuit says

  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

Legoland made boy remove prosthetic leg, lawsuit says2021-04-16T05:57:54-04:00

Appeals court sides with lower court in dismissing drowning lawsuit

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

Appeals court sides with lower court in dismissing drowning lawsuit2021-04-16T07:32:26-04:00

Unintentional Accidental Drowning: Facts, Statistics and Prevention

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

Unintentional Accidental Drowning: Facts, Statistics and Prevention2021-12-08T01:18:01-04:00

Connecticut couple drowns on honeymoon

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

Connecticut couple drowns on honeymoon2021-04-16T12:47:52-04:00

DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled by Ideations Due to Drowning Hazard

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

DiveAlert Emergency Signaling Devices Recalled by Ideations Due to Drowning Hazard2021-04-17T06:13:03-04:00

Drowning at Lowell Tech High School

According to the police department, a 15-year-old boy has drowned at Greater Lowell Technical High School in Tyngsborough. Police and firefighters performed CPR, but the boy was pronounced dead after being rushed to Lowell General Hospital.   A spokeswoman for the Middlesex District Attorney’s Office

Drowning at Lowell Tech High School2021-04-16T15:31:09-04:00

15 Year Old Swept off to Sea on Hawaii Tour Expedition

The Hawaii Pack & Paddle tour group took twelve 14-15-year-olds on an expedition through Big Island hiking and kayaking. During the tour 15-year-old Tyler Madoff, of White Plains, New York was washed away by a large wave along with another 15-year-old boy.   Tyler Madoff

15 Year Old Swept off to Sea on Hawaii Tour Expedition2021-04-17T04:35:25-04:00

Toddler Drowns in a Lake in Worcester, MA

In what can only be described as a nightmare scenario for relatives, an 18-month-old baby boy drowned in a city lake in Worcester, Massachusetts. Police and firefighters responded to a call to Indian Lake at about 11 a.m. on Thursday after reports of a missing

Toddler Drowns in a Lake in Worcester, MA2021-04-17T10:56:17-04:00
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