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Blog Posts in June, 2008

  • A Safe Summer Camp Requires a Well-Run Waterfront

    Posted By chaikinandsherman || 30-Jun-2008

    As previously reported in this blog, one of the leading causes of injuries and death to children are drownings and near-drownings. Accordingly, parents should be certain that the system established at the summer camp to which they are sending their children is adequate in concept, fully implemented and supervised appropriately. Basic elements of pool safety require the following: 1. Each child ...
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  • Sending Your Child To Day Camp - Make Sure It Will Be A Safe Summer

    Posted By Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. || 27-Jun-2008

    Many of our clients have selected day camps for their children to attend for all or part of the summer. Parents generally assume that the camps are well-operated and that safety is a primary concern. Unfortunately, camps frequently employ paraprofessionals and teenagers to take care of your children. These individuals may not have had any, or adequate training, in the care of children. Of ...
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  • Drownings of Children Under the Age of Five Increase

    Posted By chaikinandsherman || 25-Jun-2008

    There is a reported increase in the average number of drowning deaths in pools and spas among children under five years of age elevating concerns of the use of cheap, inflatable pools that do not have the added safety measures of stationery pools with fences and alarms. The Consumer Product Safety Commission has revealed that pool drowning fatalities of children under 5 have increased over recent ...
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  • Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & Siegel, P.C. partner, Joseph Cammarata, Esq. successfully secured the settlement for $250,000, all of the insurance available, on behalf of our client, an individual struck down at the Unifest Festival. As many of you know, an individual high on drugs ran into a crowd at the Unifest Festival on June 2, 2007. The law firm of Chaikin, Sherman, Cammarata & ...
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