Injuries in New York City Schools

Injuries in New York City Schools

Parents who send their children to New York City schools have the right to expect safe conditions that protect students and foster learning.

Unfortunately, parents are often disappointed. More seriously, children are not always safe, and they may suffer injury and illness because of negligence on the part of school officials and staff.

New York School Injury Lawyers With Experience Who Care About Your Child

If your child was injured at school, you want answers. More than that, you need compensation so you can take care of your child. You may have had to lose work time, or your child may have required extensive medical treatment that left you with significant unpaid bills. At Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques P.C., our attorneys have been helping injured New Yorkers since 1998. We have the experience and knowledge to advise you about your rights and determine the best legal strategy for you and your family. Like you, we want the best for your child.

Call our Manhattan law firm toll free at (800) 724-3537 or contact us by e-mail for a free initial consultation if your child was hurt on public school property. You owe us nothing if we do not recover compensation for you after your child was injured at school.

Examples of School Injury Cases

Our New York school injury lawyers handle cases involving injuries caused by:

  • Slip-and-falls or trip-and-falls
  • Assaults and sexual assaults
  • Mold and other environmental toxins in school buildings
  • Sports and other school activities
  • School bus accidents

Our law firm has the resources necessary to build strong cases. We consult with experts and specialists such as medical providers, safety consultants, education specialists and others who help us get a complete picture of how your child was injured and who was responsible. Then we build a strong case for compensation.

What to Do After an Injury on School Property

One, work with your child to write down everything that happened – even seemingly trivial things. Two, seek medical attention, even if your child does not appear hurt. Three, call a lawyer at Kahn Gordon Timko & Rodriques P.C. for information about your rights and options. Contact us by e-mail or call us toll free at (800) 724-3537 to schedule your free initial consultation about injuries in New York City schools.

Learn About Accidents and Injuries

Visit our accident information centers. If you see unsafe conditions on school property that could cause injuries, call 311 or visit 311 Online.