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When Playtime Goes Wrong: Seeking Compensation for School Ground Injuries

School Injury Lawyers in Alabama

Play structures and school grounds provide a wealth of entertainment, exercise, and social interactions for children. Unfortunately, not all playgrounds are kept up to proper safety standards and some even pose a serious threat to the children who regularly play on them. Groundskeepers, caretakers, facilities managers, and landowners who construct these playgrounds are responsible for keeping them safe to use. Failing to maintain a safe environment has the potential to cause serious injuries to children and adults alike.

If your child has been injured in a playground injury, contact the expert Alabama school ground injury lawyers here at Wettermark & Keith, today. Our professional premises liability lawyers have over 30 years of combined litigation experience handling these types of cases and have the resources needed to make your case a success.

Premises Liability Representation

Injuries sustained on a school ground fall under a section of tort law known as premises liability. Simply stated, landowners are required to keep their grounds reasonably safe to those who may visit their property. If a dangerous condition exists then an owner must also post signage or cordon off that area to prevent it from harming others. When due care is not exercised, serious injuries take place and people can even lose their lives.

Even though falls make up a substantial portion of the number of total injuries incurred on school grounds, faulty or dangerous equipment still poses a serious threat to children. Examples of dangerous conditions, as  a result of negligence, that can cause school ground injuries in Alabama to include:

  • Broken or damaged play structures
  • Unsecured play structures
  • Sharp edges
  • Pinch points
  • Unmaintained school equipment
  • Lack of supervision of children at play during school hours
  • Failure to post warning/caution signage
  • Improper height of school equipment
  • Defective school grounds equipment

Children represent the future of a family and when they are injured at a young age, their potential in life can be cut short in a matter of seconds. If your child has been injured in a school ground accident, seek the service of the top Alabama school ground accident lawyers at Wettermark & Keith, today. If negligence is established you may be entitled to substantial financial compensation for your child’s injury or loss.

Serving Justice — One Case at a Time

Here at Wettermark & Keith, our expert school ground injury lawyers have the skills needed to take on Alabama school boards and challenge them openly for their negligent conduct. Our top attorneys represent each and every client with the utmost respect and compassion. The attorneys at our law offices employ the thorough legal expertise needed to make your case a success. We realize that this is likely a difficult situation for you and possibly your family, we are here for you.

If your child has been injured or you have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another person in a school ground accident, contact our seasoned injury lawyers today. Together we can seek a financial compensation figure that meets your needs as a victim and can continue to provide for you, long after this ordeal is over.

If We Don't Win Your Case, You Don't Pay Anything

When selecting clients to represent in court, our firm operates on a contingency fee basis. What this means to our clients is simple: if we don’t win your case, you won’t pay anything. We choose to operate this way for the sole benefit of our clients, we want to see you obtain a successful recovery so that you can continue to carry on with your life.

Contact us today if your child has been the victim of a personal injury or if you have lost a loved one to a wrongful death after a school ground accident. Fill out the free case evaluation form on our web site and we will get back to you promptly. If you wish to speak to us directly, feel free to call our office closest to you.

Remember, it is only through extensive professional litigation that a successful claim of personal injury or wrongful death can be made to come to fruition. This is precisely how our top accident lawyers operate for every client, every day. We work hard to serve justice to those injured, one case at a time. Call or contact us today, we are here to help.

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If you or a loved one have been injured and think you might have a case, call us now for a free consultation.