You need to find a daycare center where you can trust that your child is safe and secure at all times. Not only do you worry about negligent injuries -- the staff doesn't supervise the children, for instance, and they get into the cleaning supplies -- but you worry that workers may even physically abuse these vulnerable children.
When most New Mexico residents think about the circumstances in which a person might pursue a personal injury lawsuit, they probably think of car accident or slip-and-fall cases. However, there is a wide variety of situations that can lead to a person suffering injuries due to another party's recklessness or negligence. Negligent security conditions at a business or an apartment building, for example, is one such circumstance.
We all have seen media reports about personal injury lawsuits before, as car accidents and medical malpractice cause thousands of injuries to Americans everywhere each year, including in New Mexico. However, the cases that involve injuries to children are some of the worst. Injuries to children are a parent's worst fear.
Broken bones are commonly suffered in car accidents. Depending on the particular bone or bones broken, an individual can experience varying severities of pain and physical limitation. While some broken bones may heal relatively quickly and be more of an inconvenience than anything else, other broken bones can be extremely painful and cause long-term discomfort.
Children are perhaps the most vulnerable amongst us. Parents will do just about anything to ensure their children's safety, but sometimes their safety is out of their control. When the negligence of another results in harm to a child, the child's parents may be able to take legal action to pursue accountability and compensation.