Being involved in an accident or slip and fall is traumatic; if your children are involved, even more so. It can be pretty devastating. Injuries to young children pose unique challenges to them and the family; with the help of an experienced accident attorney in Orlando like Bryan W Crews, you can get your child the proper legal help and deserved compensation. We can help you with a child’s injuries or wrongful death regardless of whether it was due to an animal attack, medical procedure that went wrong, bike, car or ATV accident, our firm has the expertise and the capability to offer you effective representation.
Regardless of where the child sustained the injuries – a theme park, someone else’s property, school or daycare, or because of defective products like toys or any equipment, we can help you recover damages.
Parents are often required to sign pre-injury releases as a prerequisite for their children to participate in certain events. In Florida there are specific laws that apply to these releases; this makes it imperative that you consult an expert personal injury lawyer in Orlando who can help you review your options for recovering damages.
Here are some of the most common reasons for injuries or wrongful death of children in Florida:
- Sports injuries
- Injuries from fireworks
- Motor vehicle accidents
- Bicycle accidents
- Animal bites/attacks
- Unsafe toys or defective equipment/products
- Child abuse of any sort
- Swimming and drowning accidents
- Accidents in the playground
- Slips or falls
- Theme park or amusement park accidents
- Medical negligence or malpractice
- Injuries due to negligence at school or daycare facilities
Whatever the cause of the injury to a child may be, the person who caused it must be held accountable and made to pay for the damage caused, and an Orlando personal injury attorney can help you with it.
A child who gets injured may suffer physically and psychologically; if the injury is serious, there could be long-term ramifications for the child and family, like permanent disability. At Bryan W Crews we collaborate with medical professionals to ensure we have an accurate assessment of the total loss suffered by your child and family.
The victim may require medical care for the rest of their life, special treatment like say, physiotherapy, use of special medical equipments, special education and so on. If the injury is so severe as to prevent the child from working in adult life, the family will need to plan for lifelong care. This may necessitate one of the parents from quitting work or reducing work hours, you can seek compensation for lost income.
These are the possible injuries a child may suffer due to accidents and animal attacks:
- Dislocated joints
- Head injuries
- Internal injuries
- Back and spinal cord injuries
- Traumatic brain injuries
- Loss of limbs
- Loss of sight or hearing
- Emotional or mental trauma
When it’s your child that has suffered a devastating injury or worse, died, no amount of money can suffice for the anguish your child or family goes through; a claim of compensation for personal injury however, serves to hold the wrongdoer responsible and accountable for their actions and to bring some financial relief to the bereaved family.
It’s therefore not just necessary, but critical that you choose one of the best accident attorneys in Orlando like Bryan W Crews when your child has suffered injuries due to another’s negligence. We are very familiar with the laws that apply, negotiation strategies and courtroom tactics that could come into play in cases like these, and we will leave no stone unturned to secure the highest possible compensation for your family.
Call us now for a FREE case evaluation.