The worst personal injury accidents are those involving children. Due to their naiveté and defenselessness, children are much more vulnerable to accidents when the adults in charge of them are negligent.
Most of these accidents are the result of gross negligence or improper supervision by an adult. Whether they were driving distracted and caused a car crash or they failed to supervise a child in a swimming pool area, any injuries or wrongful death that results should be compensated by the liable party.
Accidents can have a lasting impact on a child physically, mentally, and emotionally. For example, many children have a fear of dogs that continues through adulthood because they were bitten or attacked by a dog when they were young.
Burns and scars can cause insecurity due to teasing and bullying by other children. If the child suffers catastrophic injuries such as brain injuries or spinal cord injuries, their quality of life might even be damaged for good. As the parent or guarding of an injured child, it is your duty to take action and ensure that they receive the care they need and that you receive fair compensation.
Call Mesa Law Firm at your earliest convenience to discuss your options. Attorney Joseph A. "Tony" Mesa, III has extensive experience in all areas of personal injury and has been selected for inclusion in Florida Super Lawyers® Rising Stars™ for 2014.
Our firm's counsel and representation is marked by compassion, as well as a passionate desire to help clients maximize their compensation. If you are looking for an injury attorney in Coral Gables, contact our offices today!