Car accidents are one of the leading causes of unintentional childhood injuries according to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). The CDC also found that in 2016, 128,000 children ages 12 and under were involved in car accidents, and 723 children died due to their injuries.
Any injury to a child is heartbreaking, especially when it comes at the hand of a negligent driver. If your child has been injured in an auto accident due to another driver’s negligence, we at Mike Agruss Law are here for you every step of the way to ensure that their rights are protected, and they are fully compensated for their injuries and losses.
Causes of Child Injury Car Accidents
Just like adult car accidents, car accidents involving children have many causes. These causes of child injury car accidents can include:
- Drunk driving
- Reckless driving
- Distracted driving
- Drug impairment
- Construction work zone accidents
Whatever type of car accident caused your child’s injury, the experienced auto accident lawyers at Mike Agruss Law will review your case and work hard to protect the rights of your child.
Types of Injuries
Children can sustain the same types of injuries as adults, but because their bodies are more fragile, these injuries are often more severe. The types of injuries a child may sustain in a car accident include:
- Soft tissue injuries
- Internal injuries
- Head and neck injuries
- Traumatic Brain Injuries
- Chest injuries
Recoverable Damages in a Child Injury Car Accident
The recovery process is always hard following a car accident. As a parent, you want to help your child recover and not spend your time worrying about how you will afford medical bills and how your child’s quality of life may be affected. If your child has been injured in a car accident due to a negligent driver, they may be entitled to compensation for their damages, including:
- Medical expenses-Including emergency room fees, doctor’s appointments, physical therapy, ambulance fees, and diagnostic testing
- Future medical expenses-Ongoing and continued care expenses
- Mental anguish-Mental and emotional distress caused by the accident
- Pain and suffering-Determined by the severity and duration of their pain
Contact an Experienced Child Injury Car Accident Lawyer
We at Mike Agruss Law are proud to serve our fellow citizens in personal injury cases, especially when you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, and we are fully committed to protecting your rights and ensuring that the other party is held legally accountable when negligence occurs. We will fight until the very end to ensure that you are fully compensated for all injuries and losses resulting from the accident, including medical expenses, property damage, lost wages, and pain and suffering, and you won’t owe us a dime for our services.
If you or a loved one has been injured in an auto accident, contact the personal injury lawyers at Mike Agruss Law for a free consultation. Helping our clients is about counseling, advocating, and ultimately solving problems. With years of experience successfully representing the people and not the powerful, we will take care of the insurance adjusters, your medical bills, your property damage, and your lost wages, and monitor your treatment so you can focus on healing and getting your life back to normal. We will handle your case quickly and advise you every step of the way, and we will not hesitate to go to trial for you.
Lastly, Mike Agruss Law is not paid attorneys’ fees unless we win your case. Our no-fee promise is that simple. You have nothing to risk when you hire us – only the opportunity to seek justice.