Child Injured After Falling From Laurel Apartment Window
About the Accident
According to WBAL, fire officials in Prince George’s County received a call the day of the accident around 8:45 a.m. that a child had fallen from a third-floor window at Laurel Pine Apartments.
Responding officials pronounced the child was severely injured. The child was immediately taken to a trauma center.
It is still unclear how the child managed to fall from the window.
Child Window Fall Statistics
- According to a study published in Pediatrics, an average of 5,000 children are treated in emergency rooms for window-related falls every year.
- 28-percent of these visits will require that the child remains hospitalized for an extended period of time.
- 15 to 20 children are killed each year due to window-related falls.
- Toddlers under the age of four are at the highest risk for a window-related injury.
RECENT MEDICAL MALPRACTICE RESULT
$10.9 MillionExpenses: $175,000.00 | Attorneys Fees: $3,200,000.00 | Net to Client: $4,029,762.00 (Purchase of a Lifetime Annuity)
RECENT VEHICLE RECALL RESULT
$30.2 MillionExpenses: $39,576.15 | Attorneys Fees: $10,060,980.00 | Net to Client: $20,121,960.57