Carroll County Daycare Negligence
Category: Maryland Personal Injury
December 23, 2015
Daycare negligence in Carroll County, Maryland can cause serious injury to children. The Law Office of Ross W. Albers was recently contacted by a mother of a child seriously injured while attending daycare in Carroll County, Maryland. Like most clients, this mother was drawn to our office because of our great client testimonials. A free weekend consultation was immediately schedule.
Every parent’s worst nightmare is to drop their child off at daycare and later in the day receive an emergency call regarding an accident. Injuries at daycare facilities range from minor incidents that eventually heal to serious injuries and even death. Unfortunately, in many accidents the underlying problem is connected to daycare negligence.
What is daycare negligence?
Daycare negligence occurs when caregivers fail to act appropriately and follow the rules. When daycare negligence occurs, the Maryland civil justice system operates to help provide accountability and compensation for victims and their families.
Children are the most vulnerable when it comes to daycare facilities. It is crucial that daycare facilities follow the rules and act carefully when caring for the safety of children. Lack of supervision is the single greatest cause of daycare injuries. Unfortunately, lack of supervision is usually caused by inadequate staffing. If there are not enough adults watching a group of children, than it is far more likely that one of the children will get into trouble and unintentionally injure themselves.
A Maryland daycare facility should provide the following:
- Proper caregiver to child ratio;
- Easy access to first aid tools;
- Proper safety standards;
- Adequate portioning of food according to prescribed schedule;
- Adequate access to water;
- Proper bathroom facilities;
- Proper safety measures that prevent wandering children
- A policy that forbids all forms of physical, mental, emotional and/or sexual abuse.
Victim of daycare negligence in Carroll County, then contact the Law Office of Ross W. Albers
If you or a loved one has been hurt at a Maryland daycare facility, then contact the Law Office of Ross W. Albers to speak with an experienced personal injury attorney. Both the victims of daycare negligence and their families can be entitled to monetary compensation for damages suffered because of daycare negligence.