Child Injuries

West Virginia Child Injury Attorney

If a child has been injured in an accident in West Virginia, it can be the most horrific experience of a parent’s life. The lawyers at the Wolfe Law Firm are experienced in representing children who have been injured in accidents. We understand that your son or daughter is the most precious thing that you have in the world. It is because of this that you need a West Virginia Attorney who is experienced in representing children who have been injured or hurt due to the negligence of another.

If you have a child who has been injured call the Wolfe Law Firm for a free initial consultation 1-877-637-5756. We understand that it takes the right lawyer to help protect your child.

Most Common Ways Children Are Injured

  • Motor Vehicles
  • Unintentional Firearm Injury
  • Youth Suicide
  • Child Abuse
  • Drowning
  • Fires
  • Poisoning
  • Asphyxia
  • Child Neglect
  • Pedestrian - Motor Vehicle Related
  • Sport Injuries
  • Bicycle Accidents
  • Dangerous Products
  • Slip and Fall Injuries

If your child has suffered an injury due to the negligence or acts of another, they may need an attorney to protect their rights. To often those who we put in a position of trust for our children breach that trust resulting in harm to the child. This is when you need a Child Injury Lawyer who will fight to protect your child. The Wolfe Law Firm is experienced in representing children who have been the victims of accidents and injuries.

West Virginia Child Injury Car Accidents Lawyer

Every day five children die in car related accidents. Motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of death for children under the age of one, according to the National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration.

The most common types of injuries suffered by children in car accidents include head injuries, traumatic brain injury, cerebrum injuries, concussions, unconsciousness, broken back, broken legs or broken arms. Children who fail to us a Child Safety Seat or Shoulder Belt suffer a greater percentage of serious injuries.

Children are special and unique and you need a lawyer who will take the time to get to know you and your child. The law treats children different and wants to make certain that injured children are protected. Under West Virginia Law any settlement for a child has to have Court approval.

The Court will select an experienced lawyer from the local bar, as a guardian ad litem to insure that the settlement is fair and whether the child will have any future problems. All settlements have to go before the Judge in a hearing termed a summary procedure where the entire case will be reviewed. The most important issue in the hearing is the child’s best interest.

If your son or daughter suffered an injury, due to negligence or failure to protect your child, you may need a West Virginia Child Injury Attorney to look at your case. Call the Wolfe Law Firm and speak to a Lawyer who has helped the parents of injured children. The consultation is free of charge, so call 1-877-637-5756.