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Window Guards Prevent Children from Falling and Injury

In the early evening of Saturday, February 9th, four-year old Helena Flores tragically fell from her fourth story apartment window. She had just celebrated her birthday that Tuesday. Helena’s mother says the window was slightly opened due to extremely hot radiators. Additionally, Helena was autistic and unaware of the danger related to open windows. She somehow found a way to reach the top of the window and fall through. Unfortunately, she died on impact. Despite […]

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Should NY Parents Worry about Their Kids Riding the School Bus?

As a parent of school-age children, you may find it hard to say goodbye to your little ones in the morning as they climb onto the bus. Will they listen and behave? Will they make friends with other kids? Most importantly – how safe are school buses? You know that school bus accidents can and do happen. However, you also know that the media tends to sensationalize it when bad things occur, raising fears and […]

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Who Pays When Your Kid Gets Hurt at a NY School?

As a parent, sending your children to school may feel like a leap of faith. You are entrusting the school to protect your children from injury while on school property or participating in school-sponsored activities. Although New York schools have safety practices in place, human error and negligence can still lead to tragic student injuries that are traumatic for the entire family. For example, there’s the story of a 9-year-old Brooklyn boy who suffered an […]

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Who’s Responsible When NY School Bus Accidents Occur?

If your child is injured in a New York school bus accident, who can be held responsible probably isn’t your first worry. You want to make sure that your kid is okay. After you get over your initial fears, though, determining responsibility is one of the most important things you can do. Why? A number of reasons. School bus injuries can be costly. If another’s negligence hurt your child, they should have to pay instead […]

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Protect Your Kids from These Dangerous NY Back-to-School Accidents

Back-to-school is upon us in New York, which is exciting for parents and students alike. Most New York schools make every effort to ensure that students are in a safe and productive learning environment.   However, injuries to students still occur, especially in the first few weeks back, when everyone is settling into the routine. There are a few things that you as a parent can do to protect your children from these dangerous back-to-school […]

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What Happens If a Child Is Injured At School in New York?

All parents have had a moment of fear or apprehension when they first drop their child off at school: what if they get hurt? From violent playground bullies to school bus accidents, there are all kinds of ways for children to have a school injury – and since you can’t be there to prevent them or help your child, you have to rely on others to do so.   Sometimes, though, kids still get hurt, […]

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