It is always heartbreaking and devastating to witness a child getting injured. Seeing a child in pain is every parent’s nightmare. Due to their lack of knowledge and inability to extricate themselves from dangerous situations, children are more susceptible to injury than adults.
The vast majority of child injuries can be avoided by adequate supervision and reasonable precautions. When a person’s negligence or carelessness causes a child’s injury, they should be held accountable for their actions.
If your child has been injured due to someone else’s negligent or careless conduct, do not hesitate to contact an Oklahoma personal injury attorney at BDIW Law to obtain maximum compensation from the liable party.
Common Child Injuries
Many accidents result in children’s injuries because of negligence, carelessness, inattention, or improper supervision. However, it does not mean that someone can be held liable for all child injuries. Often, children get hurt due to unfortunate circumstances for which no one is to blame.
Children’s injuries can occur as the result of:
- Poisoning, including lead poisoning
- Playground accidents
- Firework-related accidents
- Dog bites
- Defective toys and equipment
- Swimming pool accidents
- Motor vehicle accidents, including school bus crashes
- Pedestrian accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- School fights
- Violence and assaults
- Child molestation and sexual abuse
When your child gets hurt, you need to make sure that you hire a skilled personal injury attorney to protect your child’s best interests. At BDIW Law, we are committed to providing our clients with excellent representation in cases involving children’s injuries. We will handle your case with the utmost care and attention it deserves, and we will fight on your child’s behalf.
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Who Can be Held Liable for My Child’s Injury?
Adults have a duty to act with a reasonable standard of care when around children or supervising them. An adult’s failure to take safety precautions can result in a preventable child injury. Depending on how children’s injuries occur, liable parties can include:
- School bus drivers
- Toy manufacturers
- Dog owners
- Property owners
- Sports coaches
- School officials
- Doctors and medical professionals
- Manufacturers of playground equipment
- Daycare workers
- Parents or guardians
It can be difficult to determine liability for a child’s injury. It is highly advised to consult with a knowledgeable attorney to establish fault in your particular situation.
What Damages Can You Recover for Your Child’s Injury in Oklahoma?
We understand that there is nothing more precious than your child’s health and well-being. It is your responsibility as a parent to ensure that your child is fairly and fully compensated for the harm caused to him or her by others. Our experienced personal injury lawyers at BDIW Law can help you recover damages for:
- Medical bills related to the child’s injury
- The costs of rehabilitation and therapy
- Pain and suffering
- Diminished quality of life
- Loss of enjoyment of life
- Scarring and disfigurement
- Emotional distress
Our Ponca City child’s injuries attorneys at BDIW Law have the required experience and resources to investigate the incident involving your child, determine liability, and hold the at-fault party liable for the resulting damages and losses.
Schedule a free initial consultation with our lawyers by calling 580.765.9660 or filling out our contact form.
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