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Louisville, KY Child Injury Lawyer

Our children are precious, and we guard them with our lives. We strive to feed them healthy foods, protect them from the world, give them love, compassion, and self-esteem, and offer guidance and support for their entire lives. So when our children get injured – in car accidents, as a result of defective toys, or as a result of another person or corporation’s negligence, carelessness, or general irresponsibility – we feel outraged, threatened, and overwhelmed. How can we effectively respond to child injuries, and what can we do to prevent them from occurring?

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Louisville, KY child injury lawyer

Prevention Is Only Part of the Game

Parents and caregivers can create comfortable, nourishing, emotionally warm environments for children by restricting the amount of refined sugars and liquid sugars they consume, urging them to associate with playmates who will encourage (rather than discourage) good values, and creating a safe, sheltered, and secure home life. But despite all our best efforts – the car seats, the child proofing, the helicopter parenting – accidents can and do happen.

Obviously, your first priority should be to get medical care for the child as soon as possible. Whether the child has suffered a cutting injury, a poisoning or allergy injury, or a force inflicted injury from a car accident or slip and fall, both the duration between the injury and the administration of medical care and the quality of that medical care can be crucial. The longer you wait to get help, the more damage can be done.

Holding Other People and Businesses Accountable for What Happened

In terms of holding other parties responsible for your child’s injury, the same rules apply: get good help as quickly as possible. Begin by documenting how the injury happened, who was there, and what occurred right afterwards. Photographic evidence, witness testimony, and any other tangible evidence can be useful. Don’t worry about sorting through the evidence at first. Just collect as much information as possible, and your Louisville, KY child injury lawyer can later pore over the data and pick out what’s most useful to your case.

Child injury cases can get surprisingly complicated, even if they at first appear simple. For instance, say a child suffered a burn injury at a neighbor’s house while playing with a fireplace tool, like hot tongs. Your instinct might be to blame the other parent for failing to provide supervision. But a deeper analysis of the accident might show that your child and his friend had been playing with a defective toy. In this case, not only might the other parent be liable for damages but also the manufacturer or designer of that broken toy might also be liable.

Proactive Legal Help for Your Child Injury Case

To make sense of your options, eliminate confusion, and put together a sound and savvy strategy, connect with Tad Thomas, Louisville, KY child injury lawyer at Thomas Law Offices (877) 955-7001 or complete the contact form here.

Free Case Evaluation

At Thomas Law Offices, our personal injury attorneys recognize that our potential clients are likely going through some of the most difficult times of their lives. We don't want you to have to worry about paying out of pocket for legal advice when you're just starting to learn your legal rights and options. That's why we provide free case evaluations. We'll offer our expert advice about your potential case and walk you through how we can help you.

Call us or fill out the form below to tell us about your potential case and a personal injury lawyer will get back to you as quickly as possible.

Meet Our Founder

Tad Thomas - Trial Lawyer

Tad Thomas

Managing Partner

Tad Thomas has dedicated his practice to representing plaintiffs in various types of civil litigation, including personal injury, business litigation, class actions, and multi-district litigation.

After graduating with his law degree in 2000 from Salmon P. Chase College of Law at Northern Kentucky University, Mr. Thomas immediately opened his own private practice and began representing injury victims.

In 2011, Thomas Law Offices was established in Louisville, Kentucky. Over the past decade, Mr. Thomas has expanded his firm and now has offices in three additional locations: Cincinnati, Ohio, Columbia, Missouri, and Chicago, Illinois. He is also a frequent lecturer on topics like trial skills and ethics and technology.

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