By David Mittleman

Tragic news came out of Great Britain this weekend as a 7-year-old girl was killed when a gust of wind blew away the bounce house she was playing in. According to reports, a strong wind pulled the safety stakes out of the ground and carried the bounce house to the foot of a nearby hill. The death resulted in the arrest of 2 people from the firm that runs the attraction for manslaughter by gross negligence.

Bounce houses have a checkered safety history. While news stories tend to focus on dramatic events like the one …read more