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Injuries to Children

Helping Families After an Injury to a Child

When it comes to children, nothing is more important than their safety. As a parent, dealing with the sudden serious injury or death of a child is the most devastating thing many of us can imagine. At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, L.L.P., you will find a law firm of parents and families dedicated to fighting for the rights of injured children and their families.

The New York child injury lawyers and personal injury and wrongful death attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool take special care in representing families dealing with the injury or death of a child.

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Our cases are taken on a contingency fee basis. If we accept your case, there is no fee unless we recover damages for you. For a free consultation with our New York personal injury attorneys, please call 212-406-1700 or contact us online.

Causes of Injuries to Children

Common causes and types of New York child injuries and deaths include:

  • ATV accidents
  • Fires
  • Playground or amusement park injuries
  • Burns, broken bones
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Head injuries
  • Birth injuries
  • Teenage work injuries
  • Fireworks injuries
  • Day care injuries
  • Firearm injuries
  • Swimming pool drowning/injuries
  • Car accidents
  • Poisonings
  • Product liability (injuries from toys, safety seats, etc.)
  • Sports injuries
  • Other New York wrongful death and personal injury situations involving children

Injuries to children can involve complex medical issues, including psychological challenges and emotional and physical scarring that can be complicated by the growth process.

From a legal standpoint, injuries to children can involve multiple areas of law, including car accidents, product and premises liability, and liability against businesses like daycare centers or municipalities such as school districts, public parks or swimming pool operators.

In other situations, the serious injury or death of a child can involve a trusted relative, baby sitter or friend of the family in a tragic accident. The New York child injury attorneys at Queller, Fisher, Washor Fuchs & Kool are sensitive about such circumstances and are experienced in working with families to collect damages from insurance companies in cases where a child has been seriously injured or killed by a relative or friend.

When dealing with the serious injury or death of a child in a New York personal injury or wrongful death case, it is important to select a law firm capable of and experienced in handling both the medical and legal complexities of dealing with injured children.

At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, our New York child injury and wrongful death attorneys offer free appointments to discuss your rights.

Car Accidents and Accidental Deaths in Children

Accidents are by far the leading cause of death in children and young adults ages 1 to 24, with car accidents leading the way, according to the National Institutes of Health.

Each year, approximately 5,000 teenagers ages 16 to 19 are killed in car accidents and another 400,000 are injured.

At Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool, our New York car accident lawyers and personal injury and wrongful death attorneys are experienced in helping families protect their rights after a child has been involved in a serious car accident.

Call the New York law office of Queller, Fisher, Washor, Fuchs & Kool at 212-406-1700.

Resources New York’s Injury Free Coalition for Kids: www.injuryfree.org
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov
National Institutes of Health: www.cdc.gov

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