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When you entrust your child to a licensed daycare facility, it is with the expectation that they will be adequately supervised and kept safe from harm. Unfortunately, some of these companies fail to meet their obligations, and there have been children hurt or even killed as a result of daycare injuries or accidents.
If your child has been harmed while at daycare center, you will want to understand what your options are and how to pursue a claim for fair compensation. Your child may need intensive medical treatment, adaptive devices, or ongoing support to have the best quality of life after their injury.
With the help of a local South Carolina child care lawyer here at Auger & Auger, you can relax — knowing you have highly skilled and experienced representation on your side. We can pursue a claim for compensation against those responsible for hurting your child or allowing an incident to take place. Call us now, and retain a compassionate legal advocate who will fight for your child. We’ll explain how we can help with your case and provide answers to the following questions:
What are My Rights after Child Care Accidents?
Daycare injuries can occur from several causes; from abusive staff members, to a child being left in a hot daycare van, to an accident on the playground. Whatever the situation, the key is to determine if the staff or the facility was to blame and should therefore be held accountable for the harm your child has endured.
A staff member who is on duty is considered to be an agent of the daycare, therefore if they failed to fulfill their responsibilities and your child was harmed as a result, you should be able to pursue a claim against the daycare itself.
A South Carolina child care accident lawyer can assist you with determining exactly what took place and who is to blame for what happened to your child. There may be options of different types of claims from which you can recover full compensation for economic and non-financial losses resulting from your child’s injury.
How Can I Obtain Compensation for Child Care Accidents?
To obtain compensation for injuries to your child care facility, you can settle with the daycare center if they make you a fair offer of enough money to cover your losses. Legal representation is strongly suggested, in order to negotiate an appropriate settlement by this approach.
If necessary, we can also pursue your claim in civil court. If your case can be proven, the jury may award you more compensation than was offered in a settlement, depending upon the circumstances.
How Can a South Carolina Child Care Accident Lawyer Help Me?
At Auger & Auger, our South Carolina child care accident lawyer has helped many parents to take appropriate legal action after their child was harmed by care providers. Let’s talk about how our firm can assist you in collecting a fair and deserving amount of compensation for the injuries your child has sustained.
Contact us today for your free consultation, with no fees due until recovery!