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Daycare Negligence and Abuse in NYC – What Can You Do?

Daycare Neglect and Injuries - Frekhtman & Associates Injury Attorneys

Far too often, parents don’t realize that their children are attending negligent daycare centers until signs of harm appear. A child may suddenly develop odd physical injuries or simply start acting withdrawn. Parents may then probe deeper into the background of the daycare workers and ask if the center has corrected all known healthcare or regulatory violations. Since young children often feel timid about reporting any odd behavior by the adults taking care of them, parents must obtain multiple, strong references – whenever possible – before choosing any one daycare center. If your child has been seriously neglected or abused in a...

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Beware of New York Playground Amputation Injuries and Other Risks Warns NYC Playground Accident Lawyer

Few product recalls strike fear into parents’ hearts more than the one issued this past year concerning the defective playground slides that caused two children to suffer amputated fingers explains NYC playground accident lawyer Arkady Frekhtman of the F&A injury law firm. The Pennsylvania-based company Playworld Systems had to recall approximately 1,300 of their stainless-steel slides after at least 13 of them broke. This company had already seen this type of structural problem develop at least one other time in the past. Since most children spend extra time playing during the summer months, it’s critical for all parents, daycare centers, city recreation...

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NYC accident lawyer discusses Keeping New York Children’s Playgrounds Safe

As New York kids head back to school again, parents are busy searching for the best teachers and academic opportunities available. Yet in the midst of these important tasks, they must also check on the safety of their children’s playgrounds. Current New York statistics indicate that on most days, 16 children require hospital treatment for playground injuries. Furthermore, at least one of these kids is so seriously hurt that full hospitalization is required. Fortunately, the New York State Department of Health, the U. S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) keep reviewing new playground studies...

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