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Fresno Child Injury Attorney

Children are susceptible to a wide range of dangers and risks. The scope and nature of children’s injuries can be particularly damaging to a child’s future. State and federal laws often include safety guidelines for children’s products and activities, such laws are frequently ignored or simply not enforced. Too often, children are harmed, injured or even killed by the carelessness or negligence of others. The majority of serious unintentional child injuries could have been avoided if proper precautions were taken.If your child sustained an injury due to someone else’s actions, the Fresno child injury attorneys at Freedman Law can help.

For over 20 years, our lawyers have worked tirelessly to hold daycare providers, schools, and other liable parties accountable for their actions. We carefully investigate an accident scene and defective products and offer a comprehensive evaluation of circumstances surrounding an injury in order to identify responsible parties.

Why Should You Bring in Freedman Law?

  • Our firm strives to provide the highest quality of service possible to our clients. Our large support staff is available 24/7 to answer your calls and schedule consultations with a personal injury attorney in Fresno.
  • Our lawyers hold over 150 years of combined experience in personal injury law and have a strong track record of successful settlements and jury verdicts. Over our years of operation, we have recovered over $1.25 billion for our clients.
  • Our firm offers contingency fee arrangements to limit your out-of-pocket costs. You will not be required to pay fees upfront, and you will only be charged for our services if we secure a financial award in your case.

What Leads to Child Injuries?

Children are very susceptible to injury and require careful adult supervision. Unfortunately, many children suffer injuries in preventable accidents, resulting in sometimes lifelong implications. Common causes of child injuries include the following.

  • Motor Vehicle Collisions: Children who are in the vehicle during an accident can suffer from serious injuries, especially if they do not have the proper seats or restraints. Brain damage, burn injuries, and paralysis may occur during a car accident.
  • Suffocation Injuries: Children, especially infants, can be suffocated by plastic bags, soft blankets, stuffed animals, and other hazards. Suffocation injuries lead to prolonged oxygen loss and brain damage and are often fatal.
  • Drowning: Small children may wander away from babysitters, daycare providers, and other caregivers and fall into a pool or other body of water. Drowning accidents are often fatal. Children who survive drowning may sustain permanent brain damage.
  • Falls: Falls are one of the most common causes of injury in children, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Children can fall on playgrounds, down the stairs, or even on slippery paths or floors. Our Fresno slip and fall injury attorneys have seen incidents lead to broken bones, traumatic brain injury, and cuts.

Who is Responsible for Negligence?

Negligence is often the cause of many child injuries. Injuries can occur at a place of business, on a playground at school, a daycare, or a person’s house. Responsible people for negligence may include:

  • Parents (the child’s own)
  • Other children’s parents (if the child was under their care at the time)
  • School or daycare during the time the child is entrusted in their care

Why You Need a Fresno Child Injury Lawyer

If your child is injured, you need as much support as possible. Navigating a lawsuit or insurance claim can be difficult during this time. In these situations, you need a Fresno child injury lawyer from Freedman Law on your side.

By hiring an attorney to represent your family’s claim, you gain access to several important benefits, including the following.

  • Your attorney will have years of experience representing child injury claims. He or she will handle all aspects of your case on your behalf, allowing you and your family to focus on healing and recovery.
  • To prove a child injury claim, you will need to gather enough evidence to prove the defendant’s fault. A lawyer can conduct a full investigation into your child’s accident, help you identify the at-fault party, and craft a compelling case in your favor.
  • You may not know the full extent of your child’s injuries and damages. Your attorney can assess your child’s needs, calculate an estimated settlement, and help you avoid an insufficient offer.

What Kind of Compensation is Available?

Child injury cases are often very complex. We can help you recover financial compensation for:

  • Past and future medical bills
  • Pain and suffering
  • Mental anguish
  • Lost wages
  • Disfigurement
  • Funeral costs (in wrongful death cases)

Schedule A Consultation With a Child Injury Lawyer in Fresno Today

If your child was injured and you believe that negligence is to blame, the attorneys at Freedman Law can help your family seek justice. Fill out our contact form or call 559-447-9000 to schedule your consultation and discuss your case with a Fresno child injury lawyer.