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REPRESENTING TEXAS' INJURED CHILDREN
Houston, Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio's #1 child accident specialists! If your child was hurt, call us today.
When children suffer injuries while in the care of another person, in a car crash, or as a result of participation in some activity, it can be a very unexpected and stressful experience for parents. You want to make sure your child is not harmed and to make everything better if they have been hurt. Although no person wants to involve their child in a lawsuit, hiring an experienced Child Injury lawyer in Texas for your child’s injuries may be in your child’s best interest and can help your child receive full and fair compensation for their injuries and losses.
If your child suffered catastrophic injuries or died because of another party’s negligence, it is in your best interest to seek legal counsel. Sneed & Mitchell LLP serves families across Texas from our location in Houston, Austin, Dallas, and San Antonio.
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HOW WE INVESTIGATE EACH CASE
At Sneed & Mitchell, the repeated and unprecedented success we have in our child injury cases is achieved for our clients is due to our swift, aggressive, and meticulous case investigation. The outcome of your legal matter is largely depend on an attorney engaging in the following actions;
Send Letters of Evidence Preservation to all parties involved
Investigate the scene
Discuss the accident with child experts
Ensure your child is seen by medical professionals
Take witness statements regarding the accident
Request all surveillance footage of the event
Request all related safety documents
Understand how the injury occurred
Sneed & Mitchell LLP works on a contingency basis, which means your family pays nothing for our services until we successfully resolve your case. If, for some reason, we are unable to secure a favorable settlement or verdict, you will owe us nothing.
HOW WAS YOUR CHILD HURT?
Child injury claims in Texas can occur in any of the following situations:
Car Accident — If your child was a passenger in a car and was injured as a result of a crash, you may be legally entitled to seek compensation for their losses from the at-fault party.
Child Care Accidents — If your child was in the care of another person or was at daycare and injured due to the conditions of the daycare facility or lack of supervision, you may have a claim for negligence.
Attractive Nuisance — An attractive nuisance is something that is attractive to a child and entices them into a condition that is dangerous for the child. Attractive nuisance examples can include machinery, swimming pools, lakes, boats, cars, and animals.
Negligent Supervision — Negligent supervision cases often arise in a daycare facility or where another person was responsible for the care of your child. If your child was injured while in the care of another person because that person failed to exercise reasonable care and control over the child, you may be able to recover damages for your child’s injuries.
School Accidents — If your child was injured at school as a result of another person’s negligence, you may be able to recover damages for their injuries. These injuries can include slip and fall on school property, school bus accidents, or sports-related accidents. However, since many schools are public institutions, the negligent party would likely be subject to the government liability rules in child injury cases. This means, if a child has been injured at a public school, notice must be provided to the governmental entity within 180 days of the cause of action.
Child Abuse — If your child was in the care of another person and suffered sexual assault, physical abuse, or emotional abuse, your child may be entitled to recover damages for the injuries they sustained as a result of the abuse.
Our firm works on a contingency fee basis. This means that you will pay us nothing unless we win your case.
ELEMENT OF A CHILD INJURY LAWYER IN TEXAS
A negligence lawsuit for your child’s injuries will be based on the following elements:
Duty — The negligent party must have had a duty to exercise reasonable care, as measured by an ordinary person’s standard. This duty varies depending on your child’s situation and the individual who was negligent in causing your child’s injuries.
Breach — The negligent party must have breached their duty of care for your child by committing some act or by failing to act in a certain way.
Causation — The negligent party’s breach of their duty must have been an actual and proximate cause of your child’s injuries.
Damages — Your child must have also suffered some type of compensable injury as a result of the negligent party’s breach.
Additionally, your attorney will have to prove the preceding elements by a preponderance of the evidence in order to recover damages for your child’s injuries. A preponderance of the evidence is a burden of proof at trial that is satisfied if the evidence weighs more in your favor than not, or if 51% of the evidence is in your favor.
DAMAGES AWARDED TO CHILDREN IN LAWSUITS
There are several damages that can be claimed in a Denver child injury lawsuit because of the unknown factors related to their future. A child must be fully compensated for their injuries because of how the injuries may affect the rest of their life.
Current and future medical bills
Pain and suffering
Loss of potential future wages, salary, or earning capacity
Loss of enjoyment of life
Loss of companionship
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You May Wonder...
...WILL MY CHILD'S CASE GO TO COURT?
The truth is, around 80% of our injury and accident lawsuits don't actually make it to trial. Defendants and their insurance companies are aware of our track record and award-winning recoveries and often offer our child-clients maximum compensation levels once liability is established. In most cases, our attorneys are able to resolve the legal matter for full and maximum compensation without having to file a lawsuit. However, if negotiations breaks down or liability is not accepted, an attorney will file the lawsuit to initiate Discovery. Oftentimes, an attorney will take depositions while still preventing the Defendant from being able to interview the child. If the case is not later resolved in mediation, the case could go to trial.
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SPEAK DIRECTLY TO ONE OF OUR CHILD INJURY LAWYERS
If your child has been injured through someone else’s negligence, contact the Denver child injury attorneys at Sneed & Mitchell. We can tell you if you have a case and assist you in pursuing damages for your child’s injuries. When we take on your case, our lawyers are always available. We will speak with you regularly, remain in communication with the physicians treating your injuries, professionally manage all interactions with insurance companies, and handle your financial matters. This is the level of service we promise our clients at Sneed & Mitchell.
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