Category: School Injuries

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Class is back in session in New York for kids and parents alike, so what better time for a refresher course on back-to-school safety? The New York personal injury attorneys with Finz & Finz, P.C. want to do our part in keeping our community safe, which is why we’ve provided

Parents expect that their children will be in a safe environment when they’re at school, but it appears that at one Long Island middle school, the administration didn’t do nearly enough to keep their students safe. A new lawsuit filed on Sept. 3 against the Northport-East Northport Union Free School

Finding the right school for your child is always difficult. A parent must reconcile a great many disparate elements in determining the right fit. A quality education is the foremost goal for most parents, but having a school with the right cultural sensitivities (and for the right price) is also

With school back in session, more and more institutions are recommending school insurance, from preschool all the way up to college. The premise of school insurance is simple; if your child is injured on school property, or on a school field trip or at a school athletic event, the insurance

Millions of American children take part in sports, whether it be pickup games at the park, Little League, or school teams. Sports can be a great opportunity for a young person to learn social skills as well as get exercise. Children who participate in sports develop self-discipline as well as

Student Insurance Plans for elementary through high school age students are not an entirely new invention, but the fact some school districts are starting to act as a go-between for these insurance companies is new. There has been no widespread attempt to determine just how common it has become for

A number of schools across the country opted to close for the day to celebrate the August 21st, 2017 eclipse. Celebrating the eclipse is wonderful, but schools were likely motivated as much by safety as by science. For larger school districts, having responsibility for thousands of children during a dangerous

An extreme example of the dangers present in many schools occurred in Joplin, Missouri on March 4th, 2017. A high school student was volunteering at an elementary school, mentoring young players, when he was crushed and killed by one of the basketball goals during the game. Authorities are still investigating

When parents send their children off to school in the morning, there is always concern that their young ones will be kept safe. Aside from more common school injuries such as accidents on the playground or while playing sports, parents now have an entire new set of concerns. What does