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What are some of the chief risks for child injury on a public or private playground in Pennsylvania or New Jersey?


A: There are some potentially serious risks that could lead to a child injury on a public or private playground in Pennsylvania or New Jersey. Understanding these risks may help prevent a serious injury. However if your child has been injured as a result of defective equipment on a public or private playground, you may be entitled to compensation

The Philadelphia personal injury attorney you choose for your claim should have experience in cases that involve not only premises liability but sports injury, child injury and wrongful death.

Injury Risks on a Playground

There can be a number of causes for a child to be at risk of injuries on a playground including:

  • failure to provide adequate safety measures;
  • defective playground equipment;
  • lack of supervision; and
  • unsafe surfaces.  

Some of the more common types of defective or poorly maintained equipment on a playground include monkey bars, slides and swings. Injuries on these can be very serious, even fatal.

Determining who may have been negligent and what caused your child's injuries on a playground requires a Philadelphia personal injury attorney. An attorney will enlist the help of experts and professionals who can examine the equipment or playground in question to determine if there is a case of negligence. 

Compensation for your child's injuries may include hospital and other medical expenses, pain and suffering, emotional distress, loss of qualify of life and wrongful death. This will depend on the extent and severity of your child's injuries.

A Philadelphia personal injury attorney will ensure that all losses related to your child's accident on a playground are taken into consideration.

Help After Being Injured on a Playground in Pennsylvania or New Jersey

If your child has been severely injured on a playground in Pennsylvania or New Jersey, you shouldn't have to suffer and pay for expensive medical bills that were caused by another person's negligence. Contact a Philadelphia personal injury attorney at White & Williams LLP today. We will provide a free, no obligation consultation on your case - 1-877-944-8396.

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