What You Should Know About Daycare Abuse/Neglect in Connecticut

Some daycares are not as trustworthy as you might believe. If you believe your child has been a victim of daycare neglect or abuse, it is important that you reach out to a knowledgeable personal injury attorney who will fight for your rights as a parent. To protect you and your family and to recover the compensation you need to heal, begin this legal process today by contacting our firm. Continue reading to discover the signs of daycare neglect and abuse and the ways to take legal action on behalf of your child.

Should I sign a daycare liability clause?

A daycare liability clause is used by many daycares to waive your right to sue, should your child be harmed under their care. It is common for unsuspecting parents to sign a document like this without this knowledge. However, it is important to note that it is possible to still hold the daycare liable for any harm done to your child with the assistance of an understanding personal injury lawyer, even if you have signed a daycare liability clause.

What are the signs of daycare neglect or abuse?

Be alert for the following signs of daycare neglect or abuse if you believe your child is being harmed under a daycare’s watch:

  • Failing to put away cleaning products, office supplies, such as paper clips or staplers, and more that are choking hazards or toxic risks to children. Daycares are responsible for ensuring they put away all things that may present hazards to children.
  • Rusty playground equipment, broken glass, or any other safety hazards outdoors present serious risks.
  • Your child complains that they are hungry or thirsty when they return home. Your child unexpectedly loses weight. This may indicate that the daycare has malnourished your child.

How can I take legal action against a negligent daycare on behalf of my child?

The first step you should take to take proper legal action against a negligent daycare is to collect as much evidence as possible. This evidence should include photos or videos of the unsafe conditions at the daycare that caused your child harm. With the assistance of an experienced personal injury attorney, they will help you to fight for the financial compensation you deserve while utilizing the evidence you have collected. To begin this process as soon as possible, reach out to our firm today to discuss our services and learn how we can assist your situation. We are here to help.

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Marc N. Needelman is an experienced attorney working throughout the state of Connecticut. If you need an attorney who is ready to fight for the financial compensation you deserve, please do not hesitate to contact us to set up a free initial consultation. Our firm deals with matters relating to real estate, personal injury, criminal defense, estate planning, and more.

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