When you leave for work or any event, you trust a caregiver or daycare to provide reasonable supervision and care to your little one. Unfortunately these individuals or facilities may lack the skills or ability to properly attend to each child, resulting in a breach of care.
The Atlanta trial lawyers at Pope & Howard, P.C., have a great deal of experience in trying cases of child neglect and endangerment, and want to help. Read on for more information about the types of negligence and injuries common at daycare or childcare facilities, and how you can seek just compensation.
Children can become endangered at any moment. While accidents can happen regularly with children, at no fault of the daycare, some of these injuries are preventable. A licensed professional at any childcare facility should do his or her best to protect children from harm.
There are various ways a child’s caregiver or daycare facility can be negligent. Through these negligent actions, injury, harm, or death may occur.
Common negligent acts include:
Far too often, these negligent acts cause injury and even death. Common types of injuries and harm due to negligent actions include:
It is important to gather as much evidence as possible if you believe you are a victim of daycare negligence. Try to gather photos, videos, witness testimony, and organize all medical/ other official records. Pope & Howard, P.C., can help children and their families with all legal proceedings and necessary court documents.
When pursuing a claim against another person or company, the plaintiff must bear the burden of proof. In child and daycare negligence, this means proving that harm to the child was a direct result of the caregiver’s negligence. Injury and damage may include things like medical bills, emotional trauma, or ongoing treatment.
The following steps must be affirmed to determine liability:
Taking legal action can recover damages but also prevents other children from being harmed in the future. Obtain legal aid from the experienced child & daycare injury lawyers at Pope & Howard, P.C. in Atlanta.
Pope & Howard, P.C., will help your family receive just compensation for all injuries and damages that result from childcare negligence. Fill out our online form or call (404) 885-9999 to schedule a consultation.
With years of experience as trial lawyers, Marc Howard and Geoff Pope represent clients' interests who have been injured or treated wrongly due to the negligence of others. If you have suffered from any of the above wrongs, contact the experts at Pope & Howard P.C. to set up a free consultation. Contact us via our contact form or by phone: 404-885-9999.
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