Each year , approximately 1 million children are victimized by some form of maltreatment, according to the Department of Health and Human Services.
Approximately 1,300 children under the age of 14 die in a car accident each year in the United States; 200,000 are injured.
One–third of the estimated 10,000 annual fire–works injuries occur to children younger than 15. Young people under 20 sustain about half of all fireworks injuries.
An estimated 200,000 child under 14 are seriously injured in playground injuries each year.
Traumatic Brain Injuries
Brain injuries are a significant cause of serious or fatal injuries in children under 14 – 400,000 will visit the emergency room each year as the result of a brain injury.
After car accidents, drowning is the number one cause of fatal injuries in children under 14. About 1,000 children a year die in drowning accidents. More than 4,000 will visit the emergency room in the wake of a near–drowning incident.
Source: National Center for Injury and Prevention Control.
At the Hollander Law Firm, we take special care in our work fighting for the rights of families dealing with the serious injury or death of a child.
There is no greater responsibility we undertake than the fight to protect our children. Each member of the team at the Hollander Law Firm is dedicated to fighting for the rights of families dealing with these incredibly emotional and complex cases.
Based in the Boca Raton area, child injury lawyer Gregg Hollander is a veteran trial attorney with two decades of experience handling complex cases involving children injured in automobile accidents; by defective products; in pool drownings, playground accidents and incidents at daycare centers; as well as medical malpractice, birth injuries or medical negligence.
The Hollander Law Firm offers free appointments to families dealing with the injury or death of a child throughout South Florida, including Fort Myers, Naples, Miami, Fort Lauderdale and Miami.
Medically, such cases are often complicated by treatment options and factors related to growth and future function. Emotionally, child–injury cases frequently involve emotional issues that must be considered to ensure a child’s future medical needs and welfare.
Legally, building a child–injury case is often complicated by a host of factors and the overriding knowledge that no monetary award can begin to compensate a family for the injury or death of a child.
At the Hollander Law Firm, our child injury attorney advocates for Boca Raton families and others by using all medical, legal and financial resources at his disposal in assembling a team of investigators, researchers, doctors, nurses and other medical and legal experts who are specifically assembled to fight for the best outcome possible in your case through mediation, arbitration and trial.
South Florida child injury and wrongful death cases handled by the Hollander Law Firm include:
- Physical Abuse by a coach, teacher, clergy or daycare provider
- Sexual Abuse
- Auto Accidents
- Playground Injuries
- School Bus Injuries
- Daycare Injuries
- Injuries at School
- Traumatic Brain Injury
If you are coping with the injury or death of a child, contact the Hollander Law Firm today for a free and confidential appointment with a Boca Raton child injury lawyer to discuss your rights. There are never any fees or costs associated with representing you unless we are successful in making a financial recovery on behalf of you and your family.