Manhattan School Accident Lawyers

Causes of School Accidents

Although most parents assume that the schools where they take their children every day are safe, sadly, this is not always the case. Every day thousands of children are injured and even killed in schools. Most injuries are a result of play or physical activities that are unsupervised or too rough for a school setting. There are also more serious injuries, such as assaults, sexual molestations, injuries caused by hazardous school premises, and even shootings. In addition to injuries, there are now many cases of bullying and harassment, inflicting emotional turmoil upon children and such behavior disregarded by school authorities.

For a competent Manhattan school accident attorney who cares about each and every one of our clients, contact our office at 800-SMART-LAW.

A Call for More Vigilant School Staff

When teachers, administrators, and other school staff members fail in their obligation to keep children safe from harm, both physically and mentally, they need to be held accountable. At Segal & Lax, we believe that children have the right to attend a school where they do not have to fear for their safety and can enjoy the premises without being injured due to poor maintenance.

Common school injury accidents include:

  • Sports injuries
  • Slip and falls
  • Food poisoning
  • Exposure to toxic mold or harmful chemicals
  • Defective playground equipment
  • Injuries from rough playing
  • School bus accidents

Manhattan Personal Injury Attorneys Defending the Rights of School Children

Whenever a child is injured, there is much emotional trauma that occurs in the family. No one likes to see a child hurt in any way, but when it occurs in a place where the children should be safe and the injury could have been avoided, then it is time to ensure that this negligence is corrected. By providing clients and their children with the legal resources they need to hold the negligent parties accountable, our Manhattan school accident lawyers do their utmost to ensure victims obtain the maximum compensation they deserve. Although money cannot right the wrong your child has suffered, it can at least assist in ensuring your child's injury is properly treated and hopefully protects this from happening to other children as well.

Contact Manhattan injury attorneys at Segal & Lax for strong legal representation for your child's school accident.


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