Parents are often in the difficult situation of choosing who will provide child care for their children while they are at work. Unfortunately, some parents in New York and across the country learn that the faith they placed in the person who is caring for their child is misplaced. In fact, a child care provider in another state was recently sentenced to prison after she was accused of causing a head injury to an infant in her care.
The brain is a complex organ. Despite the extensive research in New York and across the country that has focused on understanding it, there are still many aspects regarding how it works that are unknown. What is known is that brain damage could have significant long-term impacts. In fact, a recent lawsuit filed in another state centered around a man who suffered permanent injuries as a result of exposure that occurred while he was a small child.
Most parents in New York and across the country want nothing more than to spend every waking moment with their children. Unfortunately, many must work in order to support themselves and their families, leaving them with no other choice but to place their child under the care of another. Despite the attempts of one mother to ensure that her daughter was receiving the best of care, the woman she hired to care for her infant daughter is now accused of abusing the baby, causing permanent brain damage.
Though much effort has gone into studying the brain, there is still much that is unknown about it. Scientists in New York and across the country are still working to determine how many aspects of the brain work and how a potential injury will impact long-term function. Unfortunately, a brain injury can cause problems that can impact a person in surprising and dramatic ways.
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.