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Injury to Children and Minors

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Dealing with the serious injury or death of a child is one of the most devastating tragedies a family can endure. At Abels & Annes, we understand that no amount of compensation can begin to repay a family dealing with the injury or loss of a child.

But our Arizona child injury attorneys also understand how critical it can be for families to seek legal help. Nothing we do is more important than ensuring that you and your family have the resources necessary to properly treat and care for a child who has been seriously injured –– or to begin rebuilding you life in the wake of a child's accidental death.

Common Causes of Injuries to Children
  • Each year, an average of 1,300 children under 14 die in traffic accidents and more than 184,000 are seriously injured.
  • More than 3,000 children are injured by fireworks each year.
  • 200,000 children are treated in emergency rooms each year as a result of playground injuries.
  • More than 2,755 people a year die in fires; children under 4 are among the most at risk.
  • 4.5 million people are seriously bitten by a dog each year; children ages 5 to 9 are most at risk.
  • 400,000 children under the age of 14 visit the emergency room each year with a Traumatic Brain Injury.
  • More than 3,500 people drown each year; 1 in 4 are children under the age of 14.

Source: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

When a child is hurt, a parent or legal guardian will need to seek a claim or lawsuit on a child's behalf. Child injury claims are complex injury and wrongful death matters, often complicated by medical issues associated with growth and development and by the legal issues involved with bringing a claim for damages on behalf of a minor child.

At Abels & Annes, we help ensure that your child's rights are well protected. We will thoroughly investigate your case and fight for the compensation your family needs to help deal with the medical, legal and emotional challenges of dealing with the serious injury or death of a child.

Arizona child injury claims handled by Abels & Annes include:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Accidents at school, church or daycare centers
  • School Bus Accidents
  • Pedestrian Accidents
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Fireworks Accidents
  • Premise Liability
  • Pool Accidents
  • Swimming Accidents/Drowning
  • Poisoning/ingestion of cleaners, medications or other dangerous products
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Burn Injuries
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Sexual Abuse by teacher, coach, priest or daycare worker

At Abels & Annes, we believe families dealing with a child injury deserve access to good legal representation. If your family is coping with the serious injury or tragic death of a child, contact the Phoenix injury lawyers and wrongful death attorneys at Abels & Annes for a free and confidential appointment to discuss your rights.

Call (602) 819–5191 for a Free and Confidential Appointment

Client Reviews
I had no trouble reaching my attorney at any time. I was always updated on the case. I could text him, call him, or leave him a message and he would get back to me. Dave
After contacting several law firms, I sent an email to Dave [Abels] and he responded fairly quickly, asked me several questions, and took the case straight away. From there forward, it was simple and easy. Nik
These guys were great to work with. At the end of the day, tough case and all, Abels & Annes helped us get enough to pay our bills and then some. My wife has now recovered and we are able to move forward without the cloud of a huge medical debt. Brett
They were very detailed and communicated well. I felt very secure with professional looking out for my interests. They didn’t talk down to me and explained things in terms I understood. Robin
Everything was pretty smooth and there was a lot of communication between my attorney and myself. I am really happy with my settlement and I got more than what I expected. Arturo
Top personal injury lawyers and car accident attorneys in Phoenix, if you ask me. They return calls and emails promptly, and they get results! Jason L