Worried Pennsylvania parents often call us to find out what to do when their child has been injured on a playground as a result of a dangerous condition. Bucks County personal injury lawyer, Michael L. Saile, Jr., warns to be certain that your child gets prompt medical care at a local emergency room right away. Your child’s health and well-being is of utmost importance.
Once your child has been stabilized, you can take proactive steps to preserve the scene. As soon as you are able, it is a good idea to return to the playground to take photos of the area including that dangerous condition that you believe cause your child to be injured. It is also important to report the incident to the owner of the playground, be it a municipality, condo association or private owner. Our video offers suggestions for a course of action that you can take now.
Certainly you do not want another child to be harmed, but taking these steps, along with locating witnesses can also help to confirm when, where, and how an incident happened. As an experienced PA personal injury lawyer, Michael L. Saile, Jr., can begin an investigation to determine the cause of your child’s injury and to help you to determine whether you may have a legal case.
It is important that you act quickly, before the site is repaired or changed. Call us at 215-860-5800 to speak with a personal injury attorney if your child has been injured on a playground as a result of a dangerous condition.