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School Abuse and Injury Cases in New York

Your child just got off of the school bus with a large bruise on his or her arm, which raises your attention. A few probing questions have been answered in a way that has you up in arms and ready to sue the teacher, teacher's assistant or school. Does this sound familiar or have you been in a situation like this? If so, you're in the right place!

At the New York law firm of Harnick and Harnick, there are legal experts adept at handling cases like the one above and many other serious child abuse or neglect cases. Often the crime is quite obvious but, if you handle it incorrectly from the beginning, you have a large chance of ruining your hopes for justice.

New York City has very strict and confusing laws concerning what the public schools are responsible for when they are caring for our children. The important thing you need to know is what to say and what to report to the authorities. You don't want to inadvertently give the impression that any portion of the fault is on the part of your child. It is for these and other reasons that you need a law firm that has years of experience dealing with the child abuse laws of New York City.

The child abuse attorneys at Harnick and Harnick have years of experience in the field of school related abuse and injury. Some of the most common forms of school injuries and abuse may be caused or related to:

  • Playground and recreation activities
  • Unsafe playground equipment
  • School bus related incidents
  • Student on student violence
  • Lack of supervision leading to playground injuries
  • Playground equipment injuries - falling to the ground or into equipment
  • Unsafe or toxic school building or classroom conditions
  • Injured during organized school sports or physical education class
  • Lack of adequate security for school buildings and school grounds
  • Sexual violence
  • Weapon and firearm related violence

These complicated and sensitive cases require more than just an average attorney. To pursue a school related injury case, you require a veteran of the legal system and an expert in private investigation techniques. All school districts and school personnel will close ranks tightly when accused in order to protect themselves from legal action. If you are a parent or guardian of an injured child, you need the experienced child abuse law firm of Harnick and Harnick. Our child abuse attorneys can navigate through the bureaucracy and build a case where an inexperienced law firm would consider the case a lost cause.

Don't hesitate to call us to find out where you stand and most importantly, don't say or do anything you are not sure about until you do.

All cases are handled on a contingency basis. Our clients only pay a fee if we are successful in obtaining compensation in their school abuse case.

Case expenses are advanced by Harnick and Harnick and are reimbursed by the client at the conclusion of the case.

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Contact Harnick and Harnick to discuss your school abuse case with an experienced school abuse attorney.


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