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Blog Category Daycare Accidents

What Constitutes a Daycare Injury?

February 15th, 2016

child care accidentWhen you take your child to day care, you expect that he or she will be kept safe. You trust that the workers are well trained and knowledgeable when it comes to caring for children. Unfortunately, things happen everyday that leave parents wondering if they made the right decision when it came to child care. Accidents often have parents questioning whether or not they should call an attorney.

Before you make the choice to sue a day care for … Read more

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Five Common Dangers in Daycare

May 8th, 2015

You take your children to daycare with the assumption that they will be safe. You researched the facility or provider, you interviewed employees, and you checked up with references. You did everything right.

Despite your best intentions and those of the daycare staff, accidents do happen. Your ability to receive compensation for injuries received by your child at daycare is not limited by someone’s intent. Here are five of the most common daycare dangers to be aware of.

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Holiday Toy Safety Tips for Kids

December 26th, 2014

Sassy and Carter's Hug N Tug Baby Toys RecalledNo matter what holidays you celebrate, if you have kids, chances are good that you have new toys laying around your house. This is the perfect time for a reminder about toys, kids, and safety.

At times, toys pose a threat due to recalls, at other times, injuries occur due to a lack of supervision or misuse. Here are 10 tips that will help you keep your kids safe, no matter what toys they have received this season.

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Parents Sue Day Care After Their Son Dies in Care, Workers Charged With Neglect

June 21st, 2014

Four month old Logan Bryant died at a Chesterbrook Academy Dare Care center last year, and parents are now suing the Day Care and charges of neglect are being pressed upon the day care workers.

Video cameras at the day care center show Shanita Wright, one of the day care staff charged with neglect, placing Logan in a crib on his stomach to sleep, which is a violation of state safe-sleep rules. When Wright left for a lunch break, Stephanie … Read more

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Fire at Daycare

February 13th, 2014

As a parent, you place a lot of time and effort in choosing the right day care center for your kids, and you hope your decision on which center to choose is the right one.  Four Charlotte families may be rethinking the day care center they had entrusted with their children after a fire destroyed a local home that also serves as a day care center in North Charlotte.   The rules for home day care centers are not the same … Read more

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DSS Supervisor Fired for Injuring Child

November 14th, 2013

Parents place an amazing level of trust in day care providers. The realities of modern life require many families to seek out day care just so they can make a living. By and large, most day care facilities are caring and supportive places for a child to learn basic skills. However, there are times when a bad worker or even a bad facility slips through the cracks.

In Union County, a DSS supervisor was fired after it was found that … Read more

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Daycare Forced To Close After Fatal Accident

May 21st, 2013

North Carolina requires visits and inspections of its child care facilities, but regular inspections do not always guarantee a safe facility. A daycare in a neighboring state was forced to close earlier this month after a bookshelf fell on top of a little boy and broke his neck. The daycare had passed a surprise inspection as recently as February, but was previously cited for having too many infants and not enough day care personnel in January of 2012.

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Henderson Day Care Facility Toddler Suffers Broken Collarbone

December 3rd, 2012

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Renezia Fisher, age 2, who was left at Above & Beyond Child Care Center in Henderson, North Carolina, was discovered to have suffered a broken collarbone while at the facility. Local authorities and the North Carolina Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) are investigating the circumstances.

Andrea Hawkins, the child’s mother reported the incident to Henderson Police back on October 25th because her daughter told her that she had injured her arm at day care. When Hawkins confronted an … Read more

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