Child Premises Liability Attorneys

Law Office Headquarters in Atlanta, GA

Has a child been hurt on someone else’s property? For every mother or father, this is a very frustrating and scary experience to go through. Our child premises liability attorneys want to stand by you to defend justice.  Please call us as soon as possible to set up a free initial consultation to go over the details of the child’s incident and figure out what next steps you should take in order to get justice.

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Child Premises Liability Attorneys

Law Office Headquarters in Atlanta, GA

Has a child been hurt on someone else’s property? For every mother or father, this is a very frustrating and scary experience to go through. Our child premises liability attorneys want to stand by you to defend justice.  Please call us as soon as possible to set up a free initial consultation to go over the details of the child’s incident and figure out what next steps you should take in order to get justice.

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Child Premises Liability Attorneys

Law Office Headquarters in Atlanta, GA

Has a child been hurt on someone else’s property? For every mother or father, this is a very frustrating and scary experience to go through. Our child premises liability attorneys want to stand by you to defend justice.  Please call us as soon as possible to set up a free initial consultation to go over the details of the child’s incident and figure out what next steps you should take in order to get justice.

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“Without a doubt Don Keenan is the greatest trial lawyer ever! His service to the community to help keep us all safe. He obtains justice to stop careless corporations and people who take shortcuts and put us all at risk because it is just easier and cheaper for them to violate the rights of the public.”

Matthew Powell

“I have known Don Keenan for over 5 years. He is one of the finest attorneys in this country. More importantly he is a giver of the highest calibre. He gives his time, talent and treasure to his clients, to his fellow lawyers and to his community, enriching us all and creating a safer world for us to live in.”

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“Don is a professional mentor and educator of lawyers. He is also one of the best trial lawyers in the United States. But what really sets him apart is his compassion for his clients, and his dedication to helping injured children in particular. I highly recommend this attorney for any severe injury case.”

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What is Premises Liability for Children?

The second leading type of child death and serious injury occurs at playgrounds. Playgrounds are intended to be places of fun and recreation. Sadly, there can be many hidden dangers at playgrounds: falling tree limbs, exposed beams, sharp edges and unprotected electrical wiring are all sources of potential serious injury or death to our child clients.

Another leading source of injury occurs at commercial establishments, such as toy stores. Serious injury can originate from foreign objects, such as boxes falling from shelves or unsecured areas where children can slip and fall.

Prosecution

Playground located under pine trees

Prosecution of these cases often includes a video re-enactment or animation of the actual injury. Further, the use of premises security experts, such as the past president of the National Playground Association, is common in these cases.

Premises liability generally refers to the area of law that concerns injuries occurring on someone else’s property due to the negligence of the owner of that property. Property owners are required to protect those who lawfully enter on the land or property from reasonable injuries. These property owners include business owners, homeowners and municipalities.

The second leading type of child death and serious injury occurs at playgrounds. Playgrounds are intended to be places of fun and recreation. Sadly, there can be many hidden dangers at playgrounds: falling tree limbs, exposed beams, sharp edges and unprotected electrical wiring are all sources of potential serious injury or death to our child clients.

Close-up of rotten limbs directly
above playground area

Another leading source of injury occurs at commercial establishments, such as toy stores. Serious injury can originate from foreign objects such as boxes falling from shelves or unsecured areas where children can slip and fall.

Prosecution of these cases often includes a video re-enactment or animation of the actual injury. Further, the use of premises security experts, such as the past president of the National Playground Association is common in these cases.

How a Claim is Valued

Claims are based on damages when it comes to the value of them. Generally speaking, the more hurt your child is the more the case is going to be worth. Especially with children who have their entire life ahead of them, if they are injured in a way that makes them permanently suffer from this, the case value is going to be a lot more than someone who’s much older. If this injury leaves your child unable to enjoy their life or changes the way they live drastically, it can make for a value that is very high.

In any given premise liability case, damages are broken into two categories; economic damages and non-economic damages.

Economic damages for a child might include the cost of their medical care and medication prescription cost. In adult cases, they would have wage loss included in these damages, but for a child that’s not likely to reflect on the value of their claim unless for some reason this incident has left them permanently disabled and unable to ever work for themselves and provide for themselves.

Non-economic damages for premises liability cases for children can include the pain and suffering they may have had to endure after being involved in this incident. It could also be for the anxiety that they now have to deal with because of the injury. For example, a child could be on someone else’s property and playing on the swing set which they used to enjoy but something goes wrong and the swing set tilts over because the property owner never set it up safely and they are left with a concussion and traumatic brain injury that could affect their psyche. They might not want to play in the playground with their friends anymore as a result. Non-economic damages include everything like that. It’s not necessarily the money you have spent since the incident as much as it is the toll the incident has taken on your child’s life.

Call Our Child Premises Liability Attorneys Today 

After a child is hurt on someone else’s property it is important to hold the liable party responsible for the actions they took that did not protect your child or caused them harm. Our child premises liability attorneys want to stand by your side and fight tooth and nail to get the justice that you deserve. Do not hesitate to reach out to us as soon as possible to set up a free initial consultation to get started on taking legal action against the liable party who harmed your child.