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PHOENIX, AZ, August 16, 2009 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Trusting a daycare facility with your child can be a difficult challenge for any parent. If that trust is broken because your child is injured in a daycare facility due to negligence and lack of proper supervision, you should be entitled to compensation. Daycare facilities are supposed to ensure the best care and safety for your child in order for you to have peace of mind. With their underdeveloped and frail bodies, one minute of unsupervised playtime can lead to numerous injuries and suffering. An Arizona personal injury attorney can help you establish who is at fault and help ensure that the negligent individuals are held accountable.
Having your child seriously injured while a parent is at work can be a parent's greatest fear. Unfortunately, there are cases where emotional, physical and sexual abuses have been known to happen at child care facilities in Arizona. Some examples of the possible causes of injuries that your child can experience in a daycare facility include:
Types of Causes of Injuries
• Faulty electrical device in facility
• Improper maintenance of playground or toys
• Lack of cleanup causing slip and fall injury
• Physical or sexual abuse by a caregiver
• Bullying by a caregiver
• Abuse from another child due to lack of supervision
The types of situations that can occur in a daycare can cause numerous amounts of injuries to your child. Children under the age of five are most likely to be hospitalized by a fall than any other type of injury. The severity of the injuries can vary, and depending on the situation some of the injuries that can occur include:
Types of Injuries
• Head trauma
• Broken bones
• Spinal Cord Injury
• Emotional trauma
• Sprained muscles
Childcare settings have the obligation to provide a nurturing, safe, and positive environment for children so parents can trust that no type of injury will happen to their child. Caregivers are responsible for the supervision of your child, but even the most conscientious caregiver can be at risk for the one minute of unsupervised time it takes for your child to be seriously injured. While many of the injuries are not intentional, some cases suggest excessive negligence or inadequate training from the caregivers.
Many financial problems can be a part of the aftermath of an injury to your child, an Arizona personal injury attorney can help you receive the compensation you deserve. Medical bills, physical therapy costs, time away from work, and compensation for pain and suffering are only a few examples of what should be covered by the parties responsible for your injured child.
Contact an Arizona Personal Injury Attorney
A child is the most precious part of a parent's life. When that child is injured so many emotions and questions can enter a parents mind. An Arizona personal injury lawyer can help sort out the complicated details of your case by putting the needs of your child first and by ensuring that whoever is responsible for the accident is held accountable. For more information: www.solomonrelihan.com
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