By David Wolf, Attorney
Published by Child Injury Lawyer Network
Tragedy can take place in a matter of seconds . . . . This is especially true with children in day care centers. When children are arriving or departing the school in car pool, pick up, or drop off areas, children are at risk for personal injuries. Unfortunately, some children suffer serious personal injuries and even die at or near day care center during pick up or drop off time periods. It was reported in Omaha, Nebraska that a 2 year old child – Maximiliano Delgado-Morales was hit by a truck when he ran into traffic. Max was a enrolled in the Next Generation Child Care and Pre-School. For more information, see Child Hit Outside of Omaha Nebraska Day Care Center.
Parents, who have children enrolled in a day care center, should ask for a copy of the policies and procedures for pick up and drop off. While not all incidents or accidents can be avoided, having clear policies and procedures in place can help prevent many incidents from taking place. A parent can also recommend or suggest improvements or changes to policies or procedures if it appears that there is a better way to keep children safe during drop off / pick up times.
The book titled – The ABCs of Child Injury – Legal Rights of the Injured Child – What Every Parent Should Know – has chapters on Automobile Accidents, Damages / Compensation, Day Care Center Injuries, Medical Care / Medical Treatment, School Injuries, and other topics. When a child suffers a personal injury, there are often many questions and issues faced by a parent. The book has information that can help guide a parent through some of these matters. A free book can be obtained at The ABCs of Child Injury.