Protecting Your Children
EXPERIENCED CHILD INJURY ATTORNEYS
We hope that our children never fall victim to serious accidents or injuries. Unfortunately, negligent individuals, property owners, and companies cause thousands of children to suffer fatal injuries each year in the United States. The livelihood and well-being of our most vulnerable population is often taken for granted for the sake of turning a profit, neglecting proper safety procedures and protocols in the process.
Parents should not have to fear for their child’s safety when on the roadways, in the hospital, or on another person’s property. When the unthinkable happens to your child, you need a personal injury lawyer with the legal resources and experienced team of legal professionals to handle your case.
More over two decades, Thomas J. Henry has represented injured children across the state of Texas and the United States. We will fiercely advocate for your child and fight for the compensation you deserve. If your child has been the victim of negligence, contact Thomas J. Henry. Our experienced child injury lawyers will take immediate action on your case.
WHAT ARE COMMON CAUSES OF CHILD INJURIES?
Parents have an innate sense to protect their children; however, a variety of unique dangers can unfortunately lead to the injury or death of a child. Some common causes of child injuries include:
- Child automobile accidents
- Unsafe or dangerous premises
- Medical malpractice
- Choking and strangulation
- Defective or unsafe toys
- Sports-related injuries
- Child abuse
- Crib-related injuries
- Defective car seats
- Drowning accidents
- Boating accidents
- Swimming pool accidents
- Amusement park accidents
CHILD INJURIES STATISTICS
- 9,143 children (age 0-19) died due to an accidental injury in 2009
- Twenty-five children died each day from accidental injuries
- Accidental injuries are the leading cause of death among children after infancy
- An estimated 8.7 million children were treated at an emergency department for an accidental injury in 2009
- More than 225,000 children require hospitalization each year due to an accidental injury
- Leading causes of accidental child deaths in 2009
- Motor vehicle crashes — 4,564
- Suffocation — 1,160
- Drowning — 983
- Poisoning — 824
- Fire and burn-related injuries — 391
- Leading causes of accidental child injuries
- Struck by/against an object
- Motor vehicle crashes
SERIOUS INJURIES YOUR CHILD COULD SUSTAIN IN AN ACCIDENT
Many of the situations listed above are common; however, all of them are preventable and all of them can lead to serious injuries to your child. In fact, an estimated 8.3 million children under the age of 19 were seen in an emergency department in 2013 with unintentional injuries. Depending on the severity of the accident, injuries that could occur are:
- Brain injuries
- Broken bones
- Burn injuries
- Cerebral palsy
- Disfigurement and scarring
- Eye injuries
- Head injury
- Long term or short term disability
- Mental and emotional impairment
- Spinal cord injury
- Surgical intervention
- Tendon tears
- Traumatic brain injury
RETAINING THE BEST EXPERTS FOR YOUR CHILD’S INJURY LAWSUIT
In every personal injury case we handle, we retain the best expert witnesses from across the country. Experts may give report and testimony for judges, lawyers, and insurance companies in federal and state trials and arbitration. Thomas J. Henry has spent years finding the most qualified experts, and each expert undergoes a thorough questioning and examination before ever participating in a case. Finding the right expert can prove to be crucial in the success of your child’s injury case.
Our experienced child injury attorneys will determine which experts should be retained for your specific case. Every case is unique, but experts that may be retained in your child’s injury case include:
- Pediatric physicians
- Pediatric pathologists
- Maternal fetal medicine physicians
- Life care planners
- Aquatic injuries experts
- Child abuse consultants
- Accident reconstruction experts
Thomas J. Henry retains an array of experts from different fields. It is our goal to put injured child clients in the best position possible to win their injury case and obtain maximum compensation.
HAS YOUR CHILD SUFFERED A SERIOUS INJURY DUE TO AN ACCIDENT?
If your child has been injured in an accident, contact Thomas J. Henry. Children are vulnerable to injury, especially when negligent individuals and property owners put their safety in jeopardy. Automobile accidents, unsafe premises, medical malpractice, and defective toys can all cause severe harm to our children.
When your child suffers from a severe injury, you need a law firm with experienced injury attorneys and the legal resources to win your case. Thomas J. Henry has experience representing clients from across the nation in various types of accidents and obtaining record-breaking, real results. Contact us today for a free legal consultation.
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RECENT RECALL RESULT
$30.2 MillionNet to Client: $20.1 Million | Expenses: $39,576.15 | Attorney Fees: $10,060,980.00