Injuries to children are devastating to an entire family, and if that injury occurred because of the negligence or error of another individual, Wagner Reese can help through the recovery process, no matter the type of injury.
Our Indianapolis personal injury lawyers have extensive experience in handling injury cases all over Indiana involving children and helping families recover with the highest financial awards possible.
At Wagner Reese, our attorneys have over 60 years of experience in handling serious injury and wrongful death claims involving children. Though every one of these cases is heartbreaking, our firm works to assist families in recovering the compensation they deserve as a result of their suffering.
Indiana Child Injury Facts
In the most recent reports available, there were
over 400 children between the ages of 0-14 killed between 2006-2010 as a result of unintentional injuries.
- The CDC reports that nationally, over 12,000 children between the ages of 0-19 die each year from unintentional injuries.
Over 5000 children were admitted to the hospital for injuries between 2003-2006
- Nationally, over 9 million children require medical treatment each year for non-fatal injuries.
- The leading causes of injuries are falls (56.9%) and motor vehicle accidents (17.9%)
- The statute of limitations on a personal injury case in Indiana is two years. Any case filed after the statute of limitations is up may result in the client receiving no compensation.
Once an injury or death occurs, don’t wait to call Wagner Reese. The sooner you pick up the phone, the sooner you can get on the road to recovery.
Steps to Take When Your Child Is Injured
- Seek medical attention immediately
- Contact Wagner Reese for assistance with your personal injury case
- Never sign or agree to anything without the assistance of a lawyer
- Prepare your case by gathering any relevant information that may assist in claiming your compensation (this may include taking notes about the accident, taking pictures of the scene, gathering statements from witnesses – all these things can be done with the assistance of a personal injury lawyer)
If your child has been the victim of an injury, or if you have lost a child due to wrongful death, as a result of another individual or entity’s negligence, give our Indianapolis personal injury lawyers a call and let them help your family get back on their feet.
Wagner Reese can help your family deal with insurance companies and can also assist you in planning for the future by setting up trust funds, Medicare set-aside accounts, special needs trusts, and whatever resources to help your family be prepared for the road ahead.
We can handle your child injury claim with years of experience and proven results. Call the law firm of Wagner Reese today (888) 204-8440 for your free consultation.