All parents want the best for their children, and leaving their care to someone else can be a stressful prospect. Most daycare centers provide loving and compassionate care to their attendees. Unfortunately, accidents happen. When your child comes home from daycare with an injury, you might feel mad, confused, or wonder who is liable for their injuries. Learn your legal options and if you should contact an KC personal injury attorney.
There are several scenarios in which a child may incur injury at daycare, but some instances are more common than others. Your child may become injured at daycare:
If your child sustained an injury at a Kansas City daycare and you want to pursue a claim, the first step will be to determine if there was “negligent supervision.” Was the person responsible for your child’s safety careless or irresponsible? Anyone who supervises children may be liable for injury, including:
Negligent supervision claims typically arises from inattention or inaction. For example, you may have legal grounds for a negligent supervision claim if:
Negligent supervision claims hinge on providing sufficient evidence for the following:
Our children are vulnerable, and parents have a natural instinct to protect them from harm. At Wendt Law P.C., we believe that no one should have to pay the price for someone else’s negligence – but least of all children. Daycare injuries are serious matters and require an experienced and compassionate legal advocate.
If you believe you have legal grounds for a negligent supervision claim, contact us to arrange for a free initial consultation. We’ll review the specifics of your case and help you decide your next best steps. Schedule yours today.