Your child deserves a fighting chance at life. No one’s negligence should be able to change that. Jurewitz Law Group Injury & Accident Lawyers takes an injury to a child seriously. Whether a dog attack, a car crash, or a school incident caused the trouble, we’ll treat your child like our own.
If your child has been injured due to another person’s careless actions, contact Jurewitz Law Group Injury & Accident Lawyers as soon as you can. With our assistance, you and your child will have a fighting chance at gaining the financial support necessary for medical care, lost time at work, and other losses. But do not wait to call. The sooner you act, the stronger your chances are of getting full and fair compensation from the at-fault party. Call (619) 233-5020, we have a No Fee Guarantee. If we accept your case, you will not owe us a cent unless we reach a settlement or judgment in your case.
The injuries your son or daughter sustained depend on the type of accident that occurred. The most common causes of injuries are:
The most common injuries children suffer are:
It’s upsetting to know the injury your child suffered was potentially avoidable. The negligent party that caused the accident should be held liable. The medical bills and other expenses you’re likely to incur while your child recovers should not be your responsibility. The at-fault party should provide the necessary compensation, so you’re not forced to pay for anything out of pocket.
At Jurewitz Law Group Injury & Accident Lawyers, our San Diego child injury lawyers not only provide clientele with aggressive and devoted legal representation, but also have the resources to back it up. We will use the full scope of our skills, knowledge, and connections to ensure that the party responsible for your child’s injuries is held liable, whether that party is comprised of an individual or a company. In order to accomplish this, we may:
We will also help you handle the insurance company and prevent them from sabotaging your claim. Please be sure to speak with one of our attorneys before giving anything, whether it’s a recorded statement or a signature, to the insurance adjuster.
The amount of compensation you can pursue for your child’s injuries will depend on the party who is at fault for the incident. For example, a negligent driver that caused a car crash could be held liable through an insurance claim. A business owner could be to blame for inadequate maintenance of their property, and you might sue them in court. The losses you might be able to seek include:
Below are the most common types of accidents that cause children’s injuries and the parties that may be held liable in children’s injury cases.
California follows a fault system, meaning the driver responsible for the accident becomes financially responsible for your child’s injuries and resulting losses. Filing a liability claim with their car insurance company could recover compensation for a range of past and future losses.
Kids can injure themselves at someone else’s home or business. Owners must routinely maintain and repair their properties to prevent visitors from getting hurt. Many companies carry business liability or general liability insurance to cover an accident victim’s losses. Homeowners might purchase homeowner’s insurance with liability coverage. You could file a claim or even sue the owner of the company or home for compensation.
Examples of places that could contain dangers resulting in injuries to children are:
Manufacturers of children’s products could be responsible for a defect if they used a dangerous design, incorrectly assembled the product, or failed to provide warning labels. Filing a lawsuit against the manufacturing company could result in a significant payout if there’s sufficient evidence of their mistakes.
Common defective children’s products include:
Doctors, nurses, and other healthcare professionals have experience and training in caring for young children. However, they’re also human and can make mistakes. Unfortunately, those mistakes could cause injury or illness. A medical malpractice claim against a specific individual or facility might be necessary if your child’s doctor:
The San Diego child injury attorneys of Jurewitz Law Group Injury & Accident Lawyers are familiar with cases like this and can investigate and determine who the responsible party is. We will remain in your corner throughout the entire process and aggressively seek the justice your child deserves.