Austin Child Injury Lawyer
Was your child injured in an unexpected accident in Austin, TX? There’s nothing worse than watching your child suffer. If an adult was responsible for your child’s injury, an experienced Austin child injury lawyer at FVF Law can work to determine whether you’re eligible for compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and your family’s pain and suffering.
Our lawyers have more than 80 years of experience between us. We’ve helped countless clients get back on their feet again after painful injuries over the years. Our legal team helps people injured due an Austin truck accident, Austin car accident, slip and fall accident, or wrongful death.
You only have a limited amount of time to take legal action after an accident. To learn more about your legal rights and how we can help, contact or call our law offices in Austin, Texas at (512) 982-9328, to schedule a free consultation today.
You shouldn’t have to worry that your child will be injured every time you leave the house–although most parents and guardians do. If the worst happens and your child is hurt because of an adult’s careless actions, it’s important that you understand your legal options.
Our personal injury lawyers in Austin, TX have the experience and resources you need in your corner.
When you hire our legal team, you’ll have advocates who will:
Our Austin personal injury attorneys are known for treating our clients like family, fully apprising them of their options at every stage of the case. When insurance companies refuse to offer reasonable and fair settlements, we don’t hesitate to take them to trial. We know how the legal system works and would be proud to put our experience to work for you.
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Children can be particularly vulnerable to injuries. Children don’t have the same experience that adults have. Because of that, they don’t always understand the consequences of their actions, and they can’t always protect themselves from danger.
Parents, teachers, and other adult caregivers are responsible for protecting children when they can’t protect themselves. When they’re careless, and a child is hurt because of it, the responsible adults can be held liable for damages.
You may have a valid child injury case if your child was injured because of the careless, reckless, or wrongful acts of a:
Multiple parties can share liability for the same injury under Texas modified comparative negligence rules. Our lawyers at FVF law will investigate to determine who is ultimately to blame for your child’s injury. With that information, we’ll work to demand fair compensation so your family can move on with your lives.
Children can get hurt in any number of ways. Our Austin child injury attorneys at FVF Law often represent clients who have sustained:
It’s never too early to learn about your legal options. If your child was injured, our lawyers would be happy to sit down and discuss your case in a free case review. There’s never any pressure to file a lawsuit, so don’t hesitate to contact our law firm and learn more about how we can help you seek compensation.
The consequences of injuries to children can extend well beyond the initial physical injury. Depending on the type of injury, your child could struggle with:
Our lawyers will work closely with your family to determine how the injury has impacted your child and family. In complex cases, we’ll even hire experts and specialists who can help us work to secure fair compensation.
There are a shocking number of ways that kids can get hurt. Most of the time, children are injured in accidents that could have been prevented if adults were careful.
At FVF Law, we often handle child injury cases involving:
Our lawyers will carefully investigate to find out what happened. You can get started by calling to schedule a free initial consultation today.
Children are often injured because an adult was negligent.
To prove negligence, you must establish:
Each area of the law has its own nuances. Regardless of the circumstances, our lawyers will work to prove every element of your case.
Children are often injured because of dangerous property conditions. Texas property owners have a legal duty to keep their property reasonably safe for invited guests and visitors.
Business owners in Texas must:
Most property owners don’t owe a duty of care to trespassers. However, under the attractive nuisance doctrine, even private property owners have a duty to protect trespassing children from attractive dangers on the premises. Swimming pools are a typical example of an “attractive nuisance.”
It’s also important to remember that property owners are required to take steps to keep children safe if kids visit the property regularly. For example, schools and daycare centers often must take precautions that bars and restaurants do not.
Schools, daycare centers, and even summer camps are required to provide appropriate supervision. That might mean they’re required to:
If your child’s caretaker failed to monitor them, it’s possible that their employer can also be held liable for damages if your child was injured.
You won’t have to prove negligence if your child was injured because of a defective product. Instead, manufacturers can be held strictly liable for your damages. You may have a valid case if your child was injured because of a defective toy, car seat, sports equipment, or even medications.
The value of any personal injury case will depend on the circumstances of the accident and injury.
The important factors to consider in the valuation process include:
Our lawyers can stand by you through the insurance negotiation process so that the insurance companies don’t take advantage of you. To learn more about your case value, call FVF Law today.
Our lawyers are here to help you document and prove your losses.
Under Texas law, adults have two years from the date of an accident or injury to file a personal injury lawsuit. While you can sue on behalf of your child, your child will have more time to file a lawsuit because they were a minor when the injury occurred.
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Was your child injured because an adult was careless? Our lawyers can help protect your legal rights. We’re always available to discuss your case, so call FVF Law to schedule a free consultation with an experienced Austin child injury lawyer today.
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