It is a tragic situation when a child is injured in any type of accident, let alone while at daycare. Sadly, many daycare providers fail to deliver the quality care expected of them, and some are downright dangerous. If your child has been injured because of a daycare facility’s negligence, they can be held liable in a civil court action for any damages. Contact the Phoenix daycare injury lawyers at Torgenson Law to request your free consultation. Reach us online or by phone at (602) 726-0747.
Severe injuries can occur at a childcare center for a number of reasons, including:
Some common indications of abuse of a small child, include:
Children in daycare are typically too young to clearly communicate if they are suffering any abuse. It is important for parents to take signs of unexplained injuries, or changes in behavior, very seriously.
In order to hold a daycare provider liable for your child’s injury, you must be able to prove negligence and that the daycare facility failed to exercise due care to prevent foreseeable harm. Due care is the standard of care that a daycare facility is reasonably expected to exercise to prevent injuries from occurring. The level of care applicable is often determined based on the exact circumstances surrounding the accident that led to your child’s injury, compared to how a normal daycare center would have operated. To pursue compensation from the caregiver, the following four elements must be demonstrated:
If all of these requirements are met, you may be entitled to receive maximum compensation for your child’s medical bills, ongoing treatment, pain and suffering, lost wages for the time you take off from work, and more.
There are many Arizona state laws and codes designed to protect children from negligence in licensed daycares. While you focus on your son or daughter’s recovery, our Phoenix daycare negligence attorneys will fight to secure the compensation that your child and family are warranted. Have your case evaluated for free today by a child injury attorney, call (602) 726-0747.