A motor vehicle accident in New York and other areas of the country can result in serious injuries for some while others walk away unscathed. Unfortunately, a 5-year-old reportedly suffered a traumatic brain injury in a recent crash in another state. The driver believed to have caused the crash has since been arrested, suspected of drunk driving.
Parents in New York and across the country send their children to school every day. By doing so, they put their trust into educators and other school workers to both educate and protect their children's safety. It is understandable, then, that parents would demand answers if their child suffered a head injury while at school.
Parents in New York and across the country have a reasonable expectation that businesses -- especially those that cater to children -- will ensure that their children are safe while on the premises. Depending on the business, this could potentially include providing safety gear such as helmets. Unfortunately, a recently filed lawsuit claims that a My Gym Children's Fitness Center failed to provide these measures, ultimately resulting in the plaintiffs' son suffering a fatal head injury.
When parents in New York send their children to school each day, they do so with the expectation that the educators will do everything they can to ensure the safety of all students in their care. Unfortunately, two parents in another state claim that negligence on the part of the school ultimately led to their son suffering a head injury. They have since filed a lawsuit.
There are many thousands of pedestrians in New York. Unfortunately, some drivers are not as careful as they should be when there are people walking in the area, potentially resulting in an accident with serious consequences. Unfortunately, pedestrians can suffer significant injuries when involved in an accident with a motor vehicle. In fact, a recent car accident in another state resulted in a head injury for a child.
Parents in New York and across the country must make difficult decisions about who will care for their children to allow the parents to work. Regardless of who they choose, they do so trusting that the child care provider will take appropriate measures to protect their child. Unfortunately, officials in another state have accused a woman who runs a day care facility out of her house of abuse after a child suffered a brain injury.
Football is, perhaps, one of America's favorite pastimes. Unfortunately, players could potentially suffer severe injuries while playing. If prompt action is not taken in the event of a head injury, a player in New York or other areas of the country could suffer significant, long-term harm.
In many towns in New York and across the United States, high school football plays an important role in entertainment. Unfortunately, an increased spotlight on injuries suffered while playing football has sparked a debate on whether stricter regulations are needed to protect players. That debate may be intensified following the recent death of a high schooler from a child injury.
As the school year gears up in New York and across the country, many sports are also starting again. Recent news stories about the impact of repetitive brain injury have many parents concerned about their children. In fact, new guidelines released from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention emphasize that what might be considered a mild concussion is still an injury to the brain and could have serious ramifications.
As most people in New York who have spent time around small children can likely attest, toddlers can be frustrating. Unfortunately, those who are ill-equipped to deal with these frustrations could ultimately cause serious injury if they take their frustrations out on a child. In fact, a woman in another state was recently accused of child abuse after a young child in her care suffered a head injury.