What To Do if Your Child is Injured at Summer Camp

When summer rolls around kids are often sent to summer camps as a fun experience. In doing so, parents entrust their kids to the care of the summer camp management. Fortunately, most camps take the necessary precautions to provide a safe environment and fun experience for the kids but there are times that this is not the case. If your child has been injured at summer camp there may be many parties that can be held responsible. Obtain a Manhattan personal injury attorney today, we have experience fighting for compensation if any of the following acts of negligence lead to an injury:

  • Poorly maintained facilities (can lead to slip & fall accidents)
  • Inadequate supervision
  • High risk activities (can cause injury)
  • Faulty playground equipment
  • Lack of hydration (can lead to dehydration)
  • Inadequate check of employees (can lead to child abuse or sex abuse)

When a child is injured, a parent's first instinct is generally to panic but it is important to take the necessary steps to make sure your child is compensated for the injuries suffered. In the midst of the stress and worry make sure that you determine the cause of the injury. If a child was hurt due to faulty equipment or a dangerous activity, figure out the exact cause that led to the injury. If the injury-causing object is visible take pictures as evidence or if a high risk activity led to an injury, seek witnesses who watched the activity and injury take place. File a report to the summer camp and call a personal injury lawyer from Segal & Lax right away. We may be able to investigate into the accident further and find out who is at fault. We dedicate ample time and resources to our clients to make sure we figure out each possible option for action in their case. Summer camps are meant to be fun but also safe and if your child was injured due to the negligence of another party contact our firm and see how we may be able to help you recover damages.


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