Posted On: June 8, 2013

What to Do When Your Child Sustains an Injury in Miami or another Community

Children who are seriously injured in Miami or other Florida cities are often innocent victims who suffer due to someone's negligence or recklessness. If your child has been injured and you believe that the injury was caused by a preventable situation or by someone's negligence or recklessness, you will want to get immediate medical help for your child. Even if your child does not appear to have injuries, you will want to have a medical professional evaluate your child. In some cases, symptoms may not be apparent right away.

Once you have received medical attention for your child, you will want to secure financial resources so that you can provide the best care possible during your child’s recovery. If your child has been injured in a car accident in Miami or another community, you may have car insurance to help cover costs. However, what happens if your child is injured in a playground accidents or through another type of incident? However your child is injured, it is advisable to contact a personal injury attorney in Miami or your community to review your options.

There are many causes of child injury claims in Miami and Florida:

•Bicycle defects
•Lack of maintenance on roadways or bicycle pathways
•Dog bites or animal attacks
•Injuries caused by fireworks
•Landlords who do not correctly maintain a property
•Caregivers living children unattended in a car
•Vaccination side effects
•Medical or pharmacy negligence
•Drug manufacturer negligence
•Suffocation and choking injuries
•Pool injuries caused by inadequate safety precautions
•Burn injuries
•Heat stroke and heat-related injuries
•Slip and fall accidents
•Incorrectly stored or incorrectly sold firearms
•Incorrectly stored or incorrectly sold fireworks
•Boating accidents
•Backover car accidents
•ATV accidents
•Carbon monoxide poisoning
•Poisoning with household chemicals
•Incorrect maintenance of public property
•Inadequate security at a school, day care, or other property where children frequently spend time
•Defective playground equipment and amusement park rides
•Defective seatbelts or child safety restraints
•Lack of supervision at parks, playgrounds, and schools
•Defective cribs and toys

No matter what causes a child's injuries, when injuries are caused by negligence or recklessness, many families feel that they have a duty to hold those accountable responsible for the injury so that other children are not hurt. Seeking answers and seeking justice are only natural after a serious injury and in many cases they can help provide closure, financial resources for medical care, as well as important safety changes that can prevent future injuries.

While the Flaxman Law Group prides itself on aggressively pursuing justice on behalf of injured plaintiffs in Miami and across South Florida, our legal professionals also understand that an injured child represents a unique case. Our compassionate legal staff understands that the stress of having an injured child is immense and the legal team takes extra care with these types of cases. The legal professionals at the Flaxman Law Group provide tips to parents dealing with a stressful situation and do their best to provide assistance and a sensitive environment that addresses the unique pressures of the situation. At the same time however, the Flaxman Law Group legal team aggressively pursues those who are responsible for hurting children to the fullest extent of the law, seeking fair compensation to help families enjoy the fullest recovery possible. If you would like to speak with one of our legal representatives, contact the Flaxman Law Group legal team today to arrange for a free consultation.