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Child Injuries

Learn How a Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help if Your Child Has Been Injured in an Accident

As a parent, there are few things worse than learning that your child has been seriously injured in an accident. Injuries during childhood can have long-term effects; and, even if your child is able to fully recover from his or her physical trauma, the emotional trauma caused by the accident could impact the rest of your child’s life. As a result, it is important to make sure your family has the financial resources it needs for the future, and this starts with hiring an experienced Columbus personal injury lawyer.

At Malek & Malek Law Firm, we are passionate about representing families in cases involving child injuries. We understand the challenges that injuries during childhood can bring, and we know how important it is for families to receive the financial compensation they deserve. If your child has been injured in an accident, we can help you file a personal injury claim, and we will do everything we can to help your family recover the maximum compensation available.

Types of Child Injury Cases We Handle

We represent Ohio families in all types of child injury cases. No matter what happened, if your child has been injured due to circumstances beyond your control, we encourage you to contact us for a free consultation about your family’s legal rights. Here are just some examples of the types of child injury cases we handle:

  • Bicycle accidents
  • Car, truck and SUV accidents
  • Children’s toy and furniture accidents
  • Dog bites
  • Golf cart, ATV and scooter accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Playground accidents
  • School bus accidents
  • Slips, trips and falls
  • Sports accidents

Once we determine the specific cause of your child’s injury, we will be able to determine what claim (or claims) we need to file on your family’s behalf. We handle claims against auto insurance companies, home insurance companies, school districts, sports leagues and all types of businesses. If your family is entitled to financial compensation for your child’s injury, we can take all of the steps necessary to assert your family’s legal rights, and we will keep you updated, informed and involved every step of the way.

Damages We May Be Able to Help Your Family Recover

Whenever you need to pursue a claim after an accident, it is important to make sure you know how much you are entitled to recover. But, this can be especially important in cases involving child injuries. Your child’s injury could have physical, emotional and financial impacts for decades to come—so you need to make sure your family has the financial resources it will need long-term. In most child injury cases, we are able to seek compensation for losses including:

  • Medical expenses (present and future)
  • Prescriptions and other out-of-pocket costs (present and future)
  • Loss of future earning capacity
  • Pain, suffering and emotional trauma
  • Loss of companionship and enjoyment of life

Speak with a Columbus Personal Injury Lawyer About Your Child’s Injury

To learn more about how we can help your family if your child has been injured in an accident, please contact us today. Call 888-444-7440 or tell us how we can help online to arrange a free consultation at Malek & Malek Law Firm.