Practical Guidance Regarding Injuries At Schools And Playgrounds

Children of all ages spend a large part of their day at school. While at school, parents have the right to expect their child will be in a safe atmosphere. When a child is injured at school or on the playground, parents have the right to answers. A law firm staffed with experienced, skilled attorneys can make a great deal of difference in the way a case is resolved.

From our office in Manhattan, we at Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., are devoted advocates for children and their families across New York City. If your child has been injured on school grounds, we are prepared to step in and help your family recover the money damages to which you are entitled.

Accidents at schools and playgrounds can lead to any number of injuries such as:

In the most serious cases, these injuries can change your child's life forever. It is vital that your lawyer is able to present evidence that will establish just how much money your child will need now and in the future.

At Arye, Lustig & Sassower, P.C., our law firm will work diligently to prove every part of your child's case. We work with experts in a number of fields when necessary to develop your child's lawsuit.

Our Accident Injury Lawyers Can Act Quickly And Effectively In These Cases

In order to bring a lawsuit against a public school, it is important to take immediate action. Before you can even bring a lawsuit against a municipal entity, such as a school or park, you must file a Notice of Claim within 90 days. There are other procedural differences involved that can potentially impact your case.

Our attorneys understand these issues and will act proactively and decisively to present the strongest possible case. Of course, we can also help with claims involving private schools and recreational facilities.

We Will Fight For Your Child's Rights

We offer a free initial consultation to discuss your child's injuries. Call us locally at 212.732.4992, call us toll free at 800.340.4992 or complete our contact form to get started. You will not pay attorney's fees unless we are successful in your case.

Case Results

Since 1965, we’ve recovered over $1 BILLION on behalf of our clients. read more
  • $2.1 million settlement

    for 33-year old electrician who fell from ladder while attempting to fit heavy cable into crown box when cable sprung back and struck him, causing him to suffer left shoulder injury with impingement.

  • $1.6 million settlement

    for 38-year old electrician who slipped and fell on debris on stairway with resulting cervical herniated disc and aggravation of pre-existing arthritic changes.

  • $2.55 million settlement

    for 42-year old electrician who fell into an uncovered, unprotected hole and suffered a severe low back injury with herniated disc(s) that required surgery at L4-5 and L5-S1 levels.

  • $1.75 million settlement

    for 26-year old construction worker who fell through opening in roof and fractured his wrist, requiring surgery with open reduction and internal fixation, external fixation device, and eventual fusion.

  • $2.5 million settlement

    for 38-year old female electrician (with history of prior neck injury) who tripped on uneven Masonite protective floor covering, and suffered neck injury with herniated discs requiring cervical fusion.

  • $1.2 million settlement

    during trial for 40-year old sheet metal worker who was struck in the neck and shoulder by an air conditioning unit and suffered herniated cervical discs and cervical radiculopathy.