Day Care Negligence in Phoenix

Day Care Injury Attorney in Arizona

Every day, parents place the safety and care of their children in the hands of day care facilities. In doing so, they are trusting that their children will be supervised and cared for. Day care facilities are meant to take care of children while allowing parents to go to work or carry out their day without worrying about the safety of their children. Unfortunately, all too often day care staff and providers act in a negligent manner and children suffer injuries. It only takes one minute of not being supervised to lead to an accident and injury. There are several causes and types of injuries that can take place, Palumbo Wolfe & Palumbo can help you fight for compensation in any of these cases. Contact one of our Phoenix day care negligence lawyers for the representation that you need.

Causes of Day Care Accidents

Countless scenarios could result in an injury of a child, some of the most common causes of accidents include:

  • Lack of sufficient supervision
  • Improper maintenance of the play areas or toys
  • Failure to maintain a clean environment
  • Faulty equipment

These types of actions could lead to physical harm from falling or children hurting themselves with a faulty toy. This is not the only type of injury that can occur in day care facilities. There have been records of sexual and physical abuse of children within day cares. This can result from not adequately screening employees or having proper monitoring of the staff at a facility. If your child suffered from an accident due to negligence or if you have suspicion of any type of abuse, team up with a personal injury lawyer from our firm right away.

Types of Day Care Injuries

Children are fragile and their bodies can be easily injured. Depending on the specific situation and accident, injuries can vary. Whether the child suffered from a fall off a playground, a slip and fall, and incident with defective equipment or a burn, the resulting injuries can be severe. Some of the common day care injuries include:

  • Sprained muscles
  • Burns or electrocutions
  • Bruising
  • Lacerations
  • Broken bones
  • Head trauma/ brain injuries
  • Poisoning from chemicals
  • Drowning

If any of these injuries were suffered due to the abuse or negligence of your day care provider, you can fight for compensation. Team up with the attorneys at Palumbo Wolfe & Palumbo for help.

How to Avoid Day Care Negligence and Abuse

The key to avoiding the occurrence of negligent supervision or issues with your day care is choosing the right child care. There are many tips to look for when choosing where to enroll your child. The first tip is to be sure that the day care is licensed. After that, look into the staff and get to know them before you choose to trust your child to their care. Find a facility with a high staff to child ratio and walk around the facility to see that the environment is safe and clean. Do not hesitate to ask questions, ask about the activities they do throughout the day. It is helpful to be aware of the daily routine, such as when they play outside, when they play inside, when they do activities, eating times etc.

Palumbo Wolfe & Palumbo Can Help in Your Day Care Negligence Case

Has your child been injured due to the negligence of a day care facility? You need to team up with an experienced personal injury attorney in Phoenix for help. Contact our firm to schedule a consultation. We do not charge you unless we win your case so you have nothing to lose.