Playground Injury Lawyer

Written by
Abraham Jaros
Updated on Tuesday, Mar 26, 2024

Many children, unfortunately, are injured while using and playing in a playground, whether while attending school or at other times. While it is true that some accidents and injuries involving children are no one’s fault, at other times, the injuries may have been due to a defective or dangerous condition that existed in the playground.

If your child’s injuries were caused by a defective or dangerous condition in the playground then your child may be entitled to receive compensation for those injuries. Compensation would include past and future pain and suffering as well as medical expenses and possibly other items of damages.

While the injuries children suffer while playing are usually fractures of the arms or legs, they can also be more serious and may even include head and brain injuries. With the understanding that children must be allowed to play it is also important to reduce the risk of injuries by having and maintaining a safe environment at the playground.

A safe environment at the playground includes both proper supervision as well as playground equipment and an environment that meets safety standards.

There are many “Safety Standards” that are recognized and accepted and that set the minimum standards for safety in children’s playgrounds. These standards include the actual playground equipment, whether a swing, climbing ladders or monkey bars, just to name a few.

Safety standards also exist for the playground environment, such as what is the ground under the playground equipment covered in, is the ground hard or soft, are the benches or fences safe, and so forth.

Many times, the equipment and environment were safe when new but then were not properly maintained and thus resulted in a dangerous condition that caused an injury.

If a child is using a playground during school activities, then the school must provide proper supervision. Children of different ages, sexes and sizes must be monitored and supervised at all times and even the games that children choose to play must constantly be monitored.

At the firm of Jaroslawicz & Jaros we have represented many children who, unfortunately, suffered injuries while simply playing in a playground. We have represented children that were injured when falling off of equipment as a result of not being properly supervised, older children playing and wildly running around causing injury to a younger child, suffering cuts from a defective and dangerous fence, falling and landing on hard ground that was not properly covered and many other fact patterns.

If your child was injured in a playground related accident then you need the right advice and counseling to proceed with your case.

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