July 28, 2014

What Kind of Research Can Parents Conduct As to a Day Care Center? (State of Tennessee)

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network


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When deciding on the selection of a day care center OR when deciding on the continuation of care with a day care center, a parent should do his or her homework. This includes checking with the local State agency that licenses and regulates day care centers to find out the following:

The type of license held by the day care center;

The capacity of the day care center;

The staff in place at the day care center;

The training of the staff at the day care center; and

Violations of the day care center.

In the State of Tennessee, the Department of Human Services provides information to parents online as to the prior violations of day care centers licensed in the State of Tennessee. This information can provide parents some guidance and direction as to the choice of child care providers. See Day Care Center Violations - State of Tennesee Website.

A parent should ask the day care center operator questions as to its license, prior inspections, and staffing. A day care center should be evaluated on the whole rather than one incident; however, if there is a pattern of violations or ones that put the children in danger, a parent should consider these factors in deciding on the placement or the continued placement of a child for day care services.

The book - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Should Know- has chapters on Day Care Center Injuries, School Injuries, Playground Injuries, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 27, 2014

What are the Rights of a Child Injured as a Passenger on School Bus or Day Care Center Van?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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During both the school year and summer time, children are transported by school buses and day care center vans. If a child is injured while being transported, what are the rights of the injured child? There are a few factors to consider regarding these personal injuries:

1. The injured child may have a cause of action or a claim against the at-fault driver and / or owner of the at-fault vehicle.

2. There may be more than one driver at fault for the accident or the crash. This may then present for a case against multiple parties.

3. There may be some restrictions if the at fault driver or owner of the at fault vehicle is a government entity.

4. The value of a case is dependent on a number of factors including the severity of the injuries, extent of the medical bills, amount of insurance coverage, number of claimants, and other factors.

Depending on the applicable State laws in effect, a case may be presented as the government entity if it was a public school driver who was at fault for the accident. Many States have restrictions and limitations against government lawsuits. If another driver is involved, there may be issues about insurance coverage. These are just a few of many factors that are considered regarding child injuries following a school bus accident or day care center van accident.

A good and easy to understand book is titled - When the Wheels Stop Spinning - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Parents Need to Know After the Accident. This book ha chapters on Damages - Compensation, Automobile Accidents, Bicycle Accidents, Pedestrian Accidents, Insurance Laws and Common Questions, and other topics. You can get this book for free at When the Wheels Stop Spinning.

July 26, 2014

A Parent's Dilemma - My Child Was Hurt at a Day Care Center - What Should I Do Next?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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Parents rely upon day care centers for the supervision and education of their children. Day care is a necessity in order to allow parents to fulfill their work commitments and provide for their families. A quality day care center focuses on the needs, safety, and the best interests of the children. At times, children are injured while under the supevision of a day care center which then presents a whole host of challenges for the parents.

It can be quite frightening for a parent to arrive at the day care center and see his or her child with visible personal injuries. It is even more frightening when a parent has to rush a child to an emergency room in the aftermath of an incident at a day care center. Of course, the most important thing to do up front is get the child the medical care and tension make sure the needs of the child the physical and medical needs of the child. Yes, get the child stablized and get the necessary medical care in place as needed.

Once the up front medical care is taken care of, a parent is often faced with a dilemma what to do next. Here are some of the issues or challenges facing a parent dealing with the needs of an injured child:

How should the injuries be documented? Photographs? Videotape? Medical Records?

Where should the child get follow up medical care?

What should a parent do if there is no health insurance in place for the child?

Is the day care center going to automatically pay for the child's medical care?

What if the day care center has liability insurance?

What if the day care center does not have liability insurance?

Should the child return to the day care center for child care?

Should the State agency licensing day care centers be contacted?

Should the Police be contacted about the day care center injuries?

Should the worker involved with the incidnt be suspended? fired?

Should the parent contact an attorney for advice and / or representation?

A Child Injury Lawyer can help the parent figure out the facts or investigate the situation further. A Child Injury Lawyer can help explain the legal process involved with any pending or potential civil, criminal, and / or adminstrative matter.

When a child is injured, what is the next step that a parent should take? Well, that is a simple question but not one that can easily be answered across the board. Every case should be evaluated on its own facts and merits. The next step to take will also depend on the extent of the injuries and the goals and comfort level of the parents.

The book titled - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Should Know - has chapters on Day Care Center Injuries, School Injuries, Playground Injuries, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 25, 2014

How Much is it Going to Cost me to Hire a Lawyer to Handle a Child Injury Case?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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When child is injured as result of the negligence, fault, or carelessness of another person, business, or government entity, the parent of the injured child should seek out legal advice to determine the respective rights of the injured child and the liabilities of the the tortfeasor - wrongdoer. It can be quite overwhelming to find the right lawyer to handle the case. Parents in search of a lawyer to handle a child injury case should know a few things:

1. Most attorneys who regularly handle personal injury cases provide free consultations;

2. Most attorneys handle personal injury matters on a contigency basis. In other words, if there is no recovery, there will be one attorney fees or costs owed to the lawyer handling the case.

3. There should not be any guarantees as to a result on any case. The outcome of any particular case is dependent on too many variables to properly provide a client with any guarantee of an outcome or a result. If a lawyer guarantees an outcome, you may want to get it in writing. Whether a guarantee is verbal or written, it is still improper for an attorney to give.

Child Injury Lawyers, who handle these cases on a regular basis, are not required to accept representation to every prospective client who contact the office. A qualified Child Injury Lawyer is one who has been in practice for many years, understands the rights as provided under the applicable state law, and takes that necessary and humane approach to the case by putting the best interest of the client as the focus of the case and the representation.

If the case is handled on a contingency basis, the attorney fees associated with representation will be a percentage of the financial recovery of the case. Many States have guidelines and maximum allowable contingency fees. Make sure that the lawyer handling the cases explains the guidelines and reviews the Attorney Client Contract in detail with you.

The book titled - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Should Know - has chapters on Automobile Accidents, Day Care Center Injuries, Damages and Compensation, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 24, 2014

Can a Civil Case be Brought for an Accidental Shooting Causing Injuries or the Wrongful Death of a Child?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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In the United States, we have a constitutional right to bear arms. A right that is very important to gun owners and people who feel strongly about the Second Amendment. Even though there is a right to gun ownership, it does not mean that the handling, storage, operation, and maintenance of a gun is without responsibility. A gun owner should take reasonable efforts to secure and safeguard guns in his possession. This is especially important in homes, day care centers, and other areas where children live or children visit. It is important for a gun owner to be trained and obtained knowledge as to the proper maintenance in to avoid any malfunctions during use and even to avoid any malfunctions or accidental shootings during the cleaning and maintenance of the gun. Unfortunately, children are injured and even die every year due to an accidental shooting and/or the negligent maintenance, ownership, or storage of a gun. When there is a shooting, there can be a criminal case prosecution if local law enforcement and the state or district attorney determine that the acts were criminal in nature under the applicable laws, statutes, or ordinances. An incident is certainly committed and can be prosecuted if it was committed with intent. An incident can also be deemed criminal in nature if the condut of the shooter and / or the gun owner was reckless in nature. Separate and apart from the potential criminal case, there may be a civil case to pursue against the gun owner, shooter, and / or property owner where the incident took place. A civil case, unlike a criminal case, seeks compensation for not only medical bills but also for pain, suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life. Typically, there are four elements to a civil cause of action involving allegations of negligence or carelessness as follows:

1 Duty;

2. Breach of Duty;

3. Causation; and

4. Damages.

Let's look at a potential civil case. A day care center owner has a permit for a handgun. The gun is not locked away but kept in a drawer with crayons, markers, and other supplies. During the day, a 5 year old reached into the drawer and accidentally shot another student. The other student suffered serious personal injuries. A civil case may be established by the following:

1. Duty. The day care center owner (gun owner) had a duty to keep the gun out of the reach of children. There may also be a State or local law that requires a gun in such a setting or a home to be secured in a lock box or other location.

2. Breach of Duty. The day care center owner (gun owner) breached the duty by placing the gun in an unsecured area where it was within reach of a child.

3. Causation. The failure to exercise reasonable care on the part of the gun owner (day care center operator) led or caused the damages or the injuries.

4. Damages. The victim, who was a student at the day care center, suffered gunshot related injuries and would be entitled to compensation for pain, suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life.

This is just one of many examples of an incident that could take place. When a child is injured by an accidental shooting or other types of negligence like an automobile accident, bicycle accident, dog bite, etc. . ., the parent should seek out the advice of a Child Injury Lawyer. A Child Injury Lawyer can evaluate the facts and circumstances and assess whether there is a cause of action to pursue and whether there is liability, homeowner's insurance, or other types of liability insurance to cover the damages related to the medical bills and personal injuries.

The book titled - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Should Know - has chapters on Homeowner's Insurance, Shopping Center & Mall Injuries, Medical Bills & Insurance, Attraction and Theme Park Injuries, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 23, 2014

What if a Child is Abused or Molested by Another Child in a Day Care Center?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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A day care center should be a safe haven for children. It should be a place where children learn and play in a supportive and nurturing environment. Certainly, a child should be free from abuse, neglect, and molestation while under the supervisionb of the day care center. For licensed day care centers, background checks are typically required. This helps weed out prospective employees with a troubled past including a criminal history of abuse and / or molestation. Furthermore, day care center workers should be trained and prepared to meet the needs of all the children enrolled in the child care facility. Unfortunately, for some children at day care centers, there are days filled with abuse and molestation. Some incidents result from carelessness, negligence, and inattention of the day care center staff. Some incidents are caused by hands of the very workers charged with the responsibility of caring for the children. Other incidents are child on child incidents. Yes that's right, some children are abused, neglected, and / or molested by their classmates. When incidens like these area, I am asked by parents as a Child Injury Lawyer the following question:

Is a day care center legall liable or responsible when a child is abused, neglected, molested by another child in the same day care center?

Well, answer to this question like many other legal question is as follows: It depends on the facts and circumstances of the case. As a general statement, a day care center is not liable for every single incident that takes place within the facility. However a day care center is responsible for those incidents that are foreseeable and/or preventable with due care, attention, and supervision.

For instance, let's say children are seated in the classroom. It is a class of 4 year olds and the facility has met the proper census and staffing requirements. While seated in the classroom, one child grabs the other child in a matter of seconds in the private parts. This was an isolated incident that did not happen before to another student by the aggressive student. The teacher or day care center worker was 20 feet away, observed the incident, and took immediate action. Under this fact scenario, it would not appear that there would be a viable case to pursue because the incident took place in a matter of seconds. Furthermore, there is no history of abuse or neglect regarding the aggressive child. Proper supervision was in place. In summary, there does not appear to be any lack of supervision or action on the part of me day care center worker for the facility.

Let's look at another hypothetical situation. A 12-year-old child is left alone for one hour with a three-year-old child. The 12-year-old child a history of behavioral problems The 12-year-old was aggressive with other children in the day care setting. There is no day care center workers in the room or even within hearing distance of the two childrenfor this extended time period. Tragically, the molestation took place over a period of month without any detection or action on the part of the day care center. The State agency came in, investigated the incident, and cited the facility for a lack of supervision and inadequate staffing. Under this fact scenario, there would be a viable case to pursue. Of course, this is a just one example of many incidents that may form a basis for a civil case for compensation against the day care center. It is not required that an incident take place more than once or that the facility is cited by the State agency. However, these would be good facts to have for a case. Each potential case should be evaluated on its own facts and merits.

The book titled - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Should Know - has chapters on Day Care Center Injuries, School Injuries, Child Abuse, Sports Related Injuries, Playground Injuries, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 22, 2014

Does a Gym have a Duty of Reasonable Care as to the Babysitting - Child Care Area?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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In the United States, some businesses including gyms have undertaken the responsibility of babysitting or child care while members are in other parts of the facility. A gym has no duty per se to watch children in general. Furthermore, there typically is no legal requirement for a gym to create, monitor, or supervise a child care area; however, when a gym undertakes or assumes a duty or responsibility then it should do so in a reasonable manner. Some people may believe that there are no regulations for a gym day care center. As such, a gym day care center or child care - babysitter area can act as it pleases and staff as desired. These type of unregulated day care centers should still be subject to a reasonable care standard. For instance, a gym cannot and should hire a convicted child sex offender to watch and care for the children at the day care center. This goes the same for a person with a violent criminal history. Furthermore, the gym child care area should be reasonably inspected for hazards and reasonably maintained by the staff of the gym. As for supervision, this should also be set forth by a reasonable standard. For instance, jump ropes and twine should not be left around infants and toddlers as there is a risk of strangulation. All poisons and other hazards should be kept away from the access of the children at the gym babysitting area.

Before a parent entrusts a child with a gym or any other business, a parent should find out about the policies and procedures for the area. Ask questions about the supervision and maintenance of the area. Ask about the qualification of the staff and the census regarding children being supervised and staff member on duty. If a child case area is not officially regulated then there may be some risks of the gym taking short cuts from providing the quality child care that the children well deserve.

It should be noted that the general elements of a case against a child care provider (licensed or unlicensed) are as follows:

1. Duty;

2. Breach of Duty;

3. Causation; and

4. Damages.

The same concepts would apply to a case against a homeowner. For instance, if a neighbor accepts the responsibility to watch a child for a few minutes or longer, then the neighbor assumes the duty of reasonable care with respect to the child. Like a day care center or a babysitting area, the neighbor should use his or her reasonable efforts to provide for a safe environment for the child and to provide solid supervision to keep the child out of harm's way. The level of care will depend on the age and maturity of the child being watched.

The book titled - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Should Know - has chapters on Day Care Center Injuries, School Injuries, Homeowner's Insurance, Shopping Center and Mall Injuries, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 21, 2014

What if my Child is Injured at a Hotel, Resort, or Motel?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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In the United States, families travel at different times of the year including summer break, winter break and spring break. During most trips, the vacation is filled with fun, laughter, and good times. It is often a pleasurable adventure to be able to stay in a hotel, resort or motel. Unfortunately, some visits to hotels end very poorly in the firm of personal injuries to a child. Is a hotel liable for all injuries that take place on premises? The simple answe is No. A hotel is not liable for all injuries or incidents but is responsible for the ones in which the following elements can be proved:

1. Duty;

2. Breach of Duty;

3. Causation; and

4. Damages.

An example may shed some light on the above elements. Let's say that a child is a guest at a hotel. The 10 year old exits the hotel to the pool area and the door falls off of the hinges and injures the child. The child suffered a broken arm and required emergency care and follow up care by an orthopedist. Would this fit into the elements above? This fact pattern would probably constitute a case; however, it should be noted that each case should be evaluated on its own facts and circumstances. Here is a quick analysis of the aforementioned fact pattern:

1. Duty. The hotel had a duty to maintain a reasonably safe premises for guests including children. This duty included the responsiblity for periodic and careful maintenance and inspection of the premises.

2. Breach of Duty. While the door falling of the hinges may seem to speak for itself, the breach of duty element may need a bit more proof. For example, if there was rust and wear and tear on the door that could have been observed with periodic inspection - then it could be argued that the hotel failed to take necessary steps to inspect and repair the door.

3. Causation. This refers to the link between the breach of duty (improperly maintained door) and the damages otherwise known as the injuries. The door fell on the child and fractured the arm. The child did not enter the hotel with a broken arm. There appears to be a good nexus or causation between the breach of duty and the damages or injuries.

4. Damages. This refers to the economic losses (medical bills, loss of earning of parent caring for the child, etc. . . ) and the non-economic damages (pain, suffering, and loss of enjoyment of life) that are associated with the personal injuries. Typically, there is no formula for calculating the injury. Again, each case must be evaluated and analyzed on its own facts and merits.

The book titled - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Should Know - has chapters on Medical Care & Medical Bills, Damages & Comensation, Automobile Accidents, Day Care Cneter Injuries, Theme Park and Amusement Park Injuries, Store - Shopping Center - & Mall Injuries, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 20, 2014

Should Pillows Be Used for Props or Comfort of Infants During Sleep Time? (Answer: NO)

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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Infants are at risk for suffocation and asphyixation when they are put to bed with pillows, loose blankets, and / or stuffed animals. If you ask most parents if they would put a plastic bag or a sheet of plastic in a crib with an infant, most parents will say that is ridiculuous and reckless in that it puts the child at risk for suffocation. Clearly, it would be a rare occurence for a parent, day care center, or other child care provider to put an infant to bed with a sheet of plastic or a plastic bag for these very reasons. However, many parents and child care providers fail to recognize the risk associated with blanets, pillows, and stuffed animals in the crib or sleeping area of a child. In fact, some blankets and pillows have cartoon characters on them and seem like a good, soft environment for a child to sleep on or near. The very problem with these items are the softness which can quickly turn into a trap if an infant becomes face down or in contact with the soft items to the point that breathing is cut off and / or drastically affected. It was recently reported in Arkansas that an infant died after she was put to sleep near two pillows. It was reported that the infant rolled over and ultimately suffocated. The mother was out of the room for a short period of time. This incident is one of many that unfortunately take place when a child is in a crib or sleeping area near soft objects.

It seems like such a common sense thing to do (make a child comfortable with some soft objects); however, as illustrated by above unfortunate death and too many other like it, it is not a good idea at all to have pillows in place at sleep time in the crib or sleeping area.

If a parent has a child in a day care center, a parent should ask to see the policies and procedures regarding sleeping arrangements. A parent should also ask to see the sleeping area and visit the day care center at random times including times when the chld is at sleep. If a parent sees a dangerous condition like an infant sleeping with or near pillows, blankets, or stuffed animals, the parent should asked to speak to the supervisor about the situation. There is an excellent article that is published by the American Academy of Pediatrics in the Journal Pediatrics at SIDS and Other Sleep Related Infant Deaths.

If a child is injured at a day care center, summer camp, or by another person, business, or government entity, a parent should contact a Child Injury Lawyer for advice, guidance, and legal representation when necessary. The book titled - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Shold Know - has chapters on Day Care Center Injuries, School Injuries, Playground Injuries, Shopping Center and Mall Related Injurie, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 19, 2014

Should Day Care Centers Follow Recommended Sleep Guidelines in Washington State and elsewher?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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In Seattle Washington and other locations, day care centers have the responsiblity to supervise children in a safe and nurturing environment. One may think that sleep or nap time may be the one time of the "child care" day that is the safest for children. However, the truth of the matter that sleep or nap time can be a very dangerous time for a child especially when the day care center provider fails to provide a safe environment and even negligently allows dangerous conditions or items to be in or near the child's sleep area.

Dan Reblik, a news reporter with Q13 Fox News, covered this topic in the report - Infant deaths, dangers: Some day cares fail to follow safe-sleep guidelines. Reblik reported on several incidents that took place that resulted in the tragic death of a child including the following:

*18 month old child got tangled in a blind cord that was accessible from the crib area;

*5 month old child left in a crib with loose bedding, rolled over, and suffocated;

*3 1/2 month old child died after being put to sleep on her tummy.

Reblik did a good job in bringing light and conversation to this most important issue. Sleep recommendations and precautions are essential to prevent incidents like the ones above from taking place. Day care centers should follow the applicable day care laws and regulations. Furthermore, day care centers and child care providers should follow the recommendations of child care experts, safety advocated, and medical providers. A good summary of these recommendations can be found at What is One Article Every Parent and Day Care Center Should Read? (Safe Infant Sleeping Environment)

The book titled - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Should Know - has chapters on Day Care Center Injuries, School Injuries, Playground Injuries, Homeowner's Insurance, Theme Park and Attraction Injuries, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 18, 2014

How can Child Care Providers ACT to prevent Heat Stroke and Hot Car Personal Injuries and Deaths?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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A problem that has been reported throughout the United States involves hot car deaths and heatstrokes resulting from leaving a child unattended in a vehicle that is turned off. Some child care providers leave children in a vehicle for a quick errand and see no harm in leaving a child alone in a vehicle for a few minutes which is all that is needed to cause serious permanent injuries or even the death of a child. In some instances, the child is left unattended in a vehicle due to inattention and other matters occupying the mind of the parent, child care provider, or other person. Incidents involving hot care deaths can be prevented. Whatever reminder system can be put into place - the impact can be quite dramatic if even one child is spared the horrendous end of life mistake by another person by leaving the child unattended in a vehicle.

Safe Kids is a National Organization dedicated to safety promotion and awareness. To prevent incident involving hot car deaths and heat stroke, Safe Kids have put out a Public Service Announcement as the following method / procedure:

A: Avoid heatstroke- related injury and death by never leaving your child alone in a car.

C: Create reminders by putting something in the back of your car next to your child, such as a briefcase, a purse or a cell phone that is needed at your final destination. This is especially important when the normal routine is changing.

T: Take action. If there is a child alone in a car, call 911.

Yes, parents and child care providers should keep ACT in mind and put this simple but effective system in place for the safety and protection of children. See Heat Stroke Prevention.

The book titled - The ABCs of Child Injury - Legal Rights of the Injured Child - What Every Parent Should Know - has chapters on Day Care Center Injures, Automobile Accidents, Playground Injuries, and other topics. You can get this book for free at The ABCs of Child Injury.

July 17, 2014

Are Liability Waivers Valid for Injuries That Place at Summer Camps?

By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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In order to limit claims and lawsuits against summer camps, administrators often utilize or attempt to utilize general releases as tools to stop or prevent or discourage parents taking action against the summer camp or its insurance company. One common question that is often presented to me as a Child Injury Lawyer is the following:

Is a liability waiver valid for injuries that take place at a summer camp?

The answer to this question like many legal questions presented to me is as follows: "It depends." The enforceability of a release waiver varies from State to State. Some States permit and, in turn, enforce liability waivers or releases and other States generally deem liability waivers against public policy. With respect to the States that invalidate or discourage such waivers, the rationale behind such a position is that liability waivers permit reckless conduct. If camp administrators feel that they are immune from liability, this, in turn, may encourage administrators to cut corners, cut staff, and delay the proper and necessary maintenance of the camp and its facilities.

As a Child Safety Advocate, it is my position , liability waiver should not give a summer camp a license or free reign to do what they want to do with respect to the safety and welfare of a child attending the summer camp. Furthermore many such liability waivers are poorly written or drafted and parents are not adequately informed of the risk of certain activities at a summer camp.

If a child is injured at the summer camp and there was a liability waiver or release signed, a parent should still consult a Child Injury Lawyer for advice, guidance, and legal representation when necessary. Research and investigation can be completed by the Child Injury Lawyer to determine if there is a cause of action to pursue even if there is a liability waiver or release signed by a parent. It is important that summer camps follow all State and local laws and regulations. In addition. it is important for summer camps to follow the recommended policies and procedures of any affiliated organizations at the summer camp is a part of. A summer camp should be a safe haven for a child. The summer camp should be a focal point of fun, adventure, and friendship. It is certainly unfortunate when a child is injured in a summer camp especially when the injuries could been prevented with safety precautions, better maintenance of the summer camp, and / or diligent supervision.

 
 
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