Causes of Connecticut Child Accidents Including Falls and Drowning

Posted by Richard P. Hastings | Aug 07, 2012 | 0 Comments

After your child has been injured, you are tremendously concerned for your child and about what to do. You are scared and anxious about how you will be properly compensated for your losses, and your child's losses. These concerns are very common and very real. We are here to help you through this difficult time.

Injuries are the leading cause of death for kids, and falls are the leading cause of injury. Children ages 14 and under account for one-third of all fall-related visits to hospital emergency rooms. In 2003, nearly 285,600 children ages 14 and under were treated in the US for bicycle-related injuries. Nearly half (47 percent) of children ages 14 and under hospitalized for bicycle-related injuries.

Drowning is the second leading cause of unintentional injury-related death among children ages one to 14. The majority of drownings and near-drownings occur in residential swimming pools and in open water sites.  However, children can drown in as little as one inch of water.

Stressed, angry, and/or confused as a result of your Connecticut child accident case? You have so many different emotions that you are confronted with on a daily basis. Let us help you get answers to all of the questions you have to help put your mind at ease.

Put our decades of legal experience to work for you. Let us handle the insurance company; you have your child's health to deal with. Contact us to get a FREE copy of or book “The Crash Course on Personal Injury Claims in Connecticut”. Visit us online at www.hcwlaw.com and order the book or tell us about your case or call us at (888) 842-8466 to get your questions answered right away or to schedule a free consultation with our Connecticut Child Injury Attorneys.

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Richard P. Hastings

Attorney Hastings concentrates his practice on personal injury and litigation. Devoted to helping those who have suffered some type of wrong, Richard P. Hastings concentrates his law practice on personal injury law.

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