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What If a Child Is Injured by a Teacher, Aide, Child Care Provider, or Day Care Worker?

By Robert Chaiken, Attorney and David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network

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In Texas and other States, children are enrolled in schools, day care centers, after school supervision, sports leagues, and other programs. While enrolled in these programs, children should be supervised in an environment that promotes their education, safety, and well being. The teachers, aides, coaches, and others should be subjected to background checks. Furthermore, they should act professionally and have the proper demeanor and attitude to work with children. It takes a certain disposition and personality to work with and supervise children. Some have what it takes to properly care or and supervise children while others do not. Unfortunately, children are often injured by the very people who are employed to care for them. When a child is injured at a school, day care center, after school program or other program / facility, there are often challenges and issues to the case or claim. Because of these challenges and complexities, it is often times helpful to consult with a Child Injury Lawyer for advice and legal representation.

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

In Copperas Cove, Texas, a 4 year old student was reportedly injured by a pre-kindergarten school teacher at Parsons Elementary School. It was reported that the first year teacher grabbed the child and drug him to the door. The teacher faces criminal charges for the alleged inappropriate disciplinary acts. You can read more about this story at Texas Teacher Facing Criminal Charges for Injuring 4 Year Old Child.