Parents want to do whatever they can to provide extra care and protection for their children to promote a healthy life. However, children are commonly injury-prone. Your worries about your child’s safety and wellbeing are a harsh reality that many parents must face.
Given that accidents rarely have any warning signs, you may expect the need for legal assistance from an injury attorney to arise. Discussed below are some of the common circumstances under which you may need to consult an attorney regarding your child’s safety and security after they have been involved in an accident.
Injury at School Lawsuit
If your child is injured while at school, you should consider contacting a child accident lawyer. You may also contact an attorney if your child suffers an accident while on a school trip or excursion. Your lawyer can help you identify the party responsible for your child’s injuries.
Especially when your child’s injury is severe, you should not delay in seeking legal assistance. The party or parties at fault will depends on the accident’s unique circumstances. Regardless of whether the school itself was negligent, your attorney can help you figure out who may be responsible.
Injury on the Playground
Playing on the playground is important for a child’s development. It can help them improve their mental health, stamina, and agility while enhancing quality friendship with peers. And falling down and getting up again is a significant part of playing. But in some cases, a playground injury may become serious. When it happens to your child, you will want to be extremely cautious.
If you suspect a serious injury, like a traumatic brain injury or broken bones, you should seek immediate medical assistance and then consult an experienced lawyer.
Playground injuries can result from a lack of supervision, faulty playground equipment, poorly maintained playgrounds, and a host of other reasons. When you hire an attorney to help you, you have a better chance of learning the truth about what occurred.
Injury or Serious Harassment by a Classmate
Childhood friendship should comprise sharing snacks, telling secrets, lots of laughing, and playground disagreements. But when the friendship turns into bullying, you may need to take legal action to intervene. If you learn that your child has suffered severe injuries at the hands of a classmate who is a bully, it is important to seek legal advice.
Bullying and other forms of harassment can cause extreme emotional harm. In some cases, you can speak with the school first, and that may put an end to the bullying behaviors. However, if you believe the school’s negligence has played a role in the bullying, contact an attorney right away.
Standard of Care
Schools are always responsible for the health and wellbeing of the children on the premises. If the school and its teachers do not follow the established standard of care, it often results in students’ physical injuries, harassment, and bullying. This is not the behavior you want to occur in your child’s school, and it is the reason why legal help can be so beneficial in this situation. If your child returns home from school with an injury, it is the right time to contact a lawyer. A legal professional can help you quickly resolve the matter.
There are so many New Jersey Injury Lawyers out there, but finding the right one can be tricky. This highlights the importance of thoroughly researching prospective lawyers online.
To learn more about our practice and the steps we can take to handle your claim, you can contact us at (215) 464-4600. The legal team at the Law Offices of Samuel Fishman LLC will be happy to help you seek the compensation your child deserves.