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Jupiter Woman Seriously Injured By Independence Day Fireworks

Every year, men and women are hurt by fireworks that are shot off in the Independence Day activities. This Fourth of July, one woman who was helping with firework festivities at home was rushed to the hospital in critical condition after the explosives launched and hit her in the stomach.

The victim lives in the Jupiter Country Club Community, and was setting off the fireworks with her family. While the story has not been confirmed, observers believe that the 30-year-old victim was setting off the fireworks and one tipped off of its launching point so that it aimed at her stomach.

The woman is still in the hospital, but is expected to recover from the burn and other damages to her abdominal area. The American Pyrotechnics Association says that about 9300 people are injured by a fireworks explosion every year. While the 4th of July is the most common day for these injuries, people often stock up on fireworks during this time and then set them off on other days for amusement or celebration.

Sometimes, fireworks that are illegal are sold during the Independence Day festivities, and these cause about 40 percent of all accidents. About 45 percent of all firework injuries occur in children that are under 14 years old, so it is imperative that you practice fireworks safety whenever you are handling these products.

Not only do fireworks cause serious burns and other injuries every year, but they can also be fatal. Every year, at least 4 Americans perish because of a firework accident. Also, 400 Americans lost their eyesight every year because of firework faux pas. If you or a loved one was injured in a firework-related accident which could have been prevented, then you need to talk to a personal injury lawyer. You may want to seek restitution for your pain and suffering. Talk to someone at Negroni Law today!