Child Growth Plate Fracture

Child Growth Plate Fracture

The majority of growth plate fractures heal properly. However, a small percentage can result in stunting the growth of the bone or causing the bone to curve or grow in an irregular shape. This can occur if the fracture is to the cartilage portion located at the end of the bone. A fracture can disrupt the circulation of the blood supply to the cartilage. Without proper circulation the cartilage may never form into bone.

Child bathroom injuries

Child Injuries Suffered in Accidents in Bathrooms Can Be Deadly

Any person, facility or business that has been entrusted with the child’s care and safety may be found responsible for not taking measures to prevent child accidents. If your child suffered a fatality or injury because of a careless or negligent caregiver then you may be able to seek compensation for the injuries that could have easily been avoided if proper care and attention had been exercised.

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Child Kitchen Injuries

Day cares, nurseries and child care facilities must have a physical barrier between the children’s activity space and the kitchen. This is because the kitchen is filled with products and conditions that are hazardous to children’s health.

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About Child Femur Fractures (Thigh Bone) Caused by Accidents

The femur, or thighbone, is the biggest bone in the human body. Because it is the biggest it is also the strongest. A tremendous amount of force is requirement for the femur bone to fracture. That is why these bones rarely break. High impact car accidents or falls on a hard surface from high above the ground are capable of generating enough force to break the human body’s strongest bone. 3 out of every 10,000 people under the age of 25 will experience a femur fracture every year.

About Child Clavicle Fractures (Broken Collar Bone) Resulting From Accidents

A broken clavicle causes significant pain to the affected area and makes it difficult to move the arm and shoulder. Often times the skin around the collarbone will be swollen, tender and bruised. A popping or crackling noise can result when attempting to raise your hand. A bulge, bump or some other deformity will exist above the clavicle. This is the displaced bone. A compound fracture could cause the bone to pierce the skin. A clavicle fracture will also cause the shoulder to sag.

Child Nursery and Bedroom Injuries

Accident Statistics: Child Nursery and Bedroom Injuries

Bedroom and nurseries are filled with hidden dangers. Any person, facility or business that has been entrusted with the child’s care and safety may be found responsible for not taking measures to prevent child accidents. If your child suffered a fatality or injury because of a careless or negligent caregiver then you may be able to seek compensation for the injuries that could have easily been avoided if proper care and attention had been exercised.

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Day Care Injuries

When a parent leaves a child at a daycare facility they expect their child will be kept safe. Because of their young age, many children in daycare require constant and individual attention on a regular basis. Studies have found that thousands of young children suffer from a daycare injury each year in the United States.

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Daycare Outdoor Playground Injury

Daycares must maintain, or have access to, an outdoor play area of at least 75 square feet per child who is outside at any one time. The use zones under and around swings, slides, and climbing structures must be covered with an adequate depth of an impact absorbing material, in accordance with EEC policy. Pea gravel and wood chip nuggets must not be used in areas used by infants and toddlers.

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Daycare Bathroom Injury

Child Care facilities are required by law to take the following steps to prevent child bathroom injuries. If a daycare fails to follow these rules and your child gets hurt then you can bring a claim for damages against the negligent daycare.

Burn injuries can be especially painful to young children.

Daycare Burn Injury

Child Care facilities are required by law to take the following steps to prevent child burn injuries. If a daycare fails to follow these rules and your child gets hurt then you can bring a claim for damages against the negligent daycare.

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Daycare Stairway Fall Injury

Child Care facilities are required by law to take the following steps to prevent child stairway fall injuries. If a daycare fails to follow these rules and your child gets hurt then you can bring a claim for damages against the negligent daycare.

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Daycare Drowning Accident

Child Care facilities are required by law to take the following steps to prevent child drowning accidents. If a daycare fails to follow these rules and your child gets hurt then you can bring a claim for damages against the negligent daycare.

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Daycare Porch/Deck Injury

Child Care facilities are required by law to take the following steps to prevent child porch injuries. If a daycare fails to follow these rules and your child gets hurt then you can bring a claim for damages against the negligent daycare.

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Day Care Sexual Abuse

Day care sexual abuse cases can be complicated, posing unique challenges to the families of victims – known as the plaintiffs – seeking justice from our court system. Generally, day care sexual abuse cases involve multiple victims and may also include the use of threats to prevent disclosure of the abuse. Even if threats are not present in the case, young children who attend day care are either reluctant to talk about what happened because of guilt, shame or fear. Often times these children do not understand that what happened was wrong. A day care can be held liable on a number of negligence theories, depending on the facts of the case.

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Day Care Poisoning

Most parents assume that the caregiver they entrust with their child’s safety and well-being will properly care for their child. Unfortunately, accidents happen when negligent child caregivers fail to properly supervise children. Although this negligence can not be undone, a grieving parent may be able to the hold the negligent party responsible.

Day care medication errors

Day Care Medication Errors

Each person who administers prescription or non-prescription medication to a child must be trained to verify and to document that the right child receives the proper dosage of the correct medication designated for that particular child and given at the correct time(s), and by the proper method.

Day caregivers may not spank children.

Day Care Physical Abuse

If day care physical abuse occurs, it is not always easily recognizable. Some signs of day care physical abuse include, but is not limited to: torn clothing, skin discoloration, unexplained and unusual broken bones, a pattern of similar injuries that occur over a prolonged period of time, and unexplained bruises, cuts, bites, burns or welts.