The manager of a property is responsible for maintaining that property in a reasonably safe condition. This applies to schools and school grounds as much as it applies to retail or residential properties.

There are two major differences, however, when it comes to the way New York premises liability law treats injuries on school grounds accidents. These differences apply to any personal injury on government properties:

  • You have a shorter time to bring your case, AND
  • Before you file your lawsuit you must notify the school that you will be filing a claim. You must do that within the first 90 days following a student's injury.

When Your Child Is Injured, Know Your Rights

Not every injury on school property entitles the victim to financial compensation. As with other types of premises liability cases, the negligence of the school and its maintenance staff must have caused or contributed to the accident.

If you think negligence played a role in your child's school ground accident, talk with a lawyer who has experiencing handling these types of cases. At the Law offices of Louise D. Stober, Jr., L.L.C., our injury attorneys have been helping injured people get financial compensation for more than 20 years.

Contact our Mineola law office to schedule a free consultation. A lawyer will explain whether a premises liability claim applies to your situation, and how to proceed.

Examples Of Premises Liability Cases On School Grounds

There are two primary ways in which the negligence of school staff and maintenance crews can contribute to unsafe conditions on school grounds:

  • Maintenance failures, such as failing to clean up a spill before a child slips and falls, or failing to fix a broken locker or broken playground equipment
  • Negligent supervision, a failure to supervise or negligent security procedures that leave children vulnerable to physical assault or sexual assault by other students, staff, or adults who should not have been on school property

School ground security is vitally important; so is your child's well being.

Contact Us Today

If your child was injured in a school grounds accident, ACT QUICKLY . Contact the injury lawyers at the Law Offices of Louis D. Stober, Jr., L.L. C. or call 877-791-8076 to arrange a free consultation.

It is our goal to see that every client at our firm recovers full and fair compensation for his or her loss.