Children

FAQ: Can a neighbor be held liable if my young child got into his pool and drowns? Or nearly drowns?

Possibly. Many times children are afforded additional care and consideration because they are younger and more naïve than adults. In situations where a child cannot reasonably be expected to resist temptation, such as a pool, a neighbor can be held liable even if the child trespasses on their property, because of the attractive nuisance doctrine.

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FAQ: Are you liable if a child gets hurt on your property?

Like all personal injury cases, it depends on the facts and circumstances surrounding the injury. Anytime your child or someone else’s child is hurt, the child’s parents should contact a personal injury lawyer to investigate the facts and determine what claims and what damages can be sought. If a child is hurt on someone’s property,

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Crash Alert: Child sustains serious injuries in North Austin Bicycle accident

AUSTIN, TX – A young child was hospitalized with serious injuries following a bicycle collision in a North Austin Park Wednesday. The collision happened on the BMX Pump Track in Walnut Creek Park late Wednesday Evening. According to KVUE, North Austin EMS evacuated the minor from the scene at about 7:00 p.m. and transported them

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Accidents Involving Children

ACCIDENTS INVOLVING CHILDREN   There is nothing more tragic than a young child suffering injury at the hands of careless or reckless driver in Austin, or in an establishment where employees have ignored or created a dangerous condition for a young child.   Many times, our office is contacted by a distraught parent whose child

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