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Protecting Your Child’s Rights: Seeking Justice for Daycare Negligence

When you make the difficult decision to entrust the care of your precious child to a daycare or childcare services facility, you’re not just handing over responsibility; you’re placing your trust in the hands of caregivers to provide a safe and nurturing environment. While it’s acknowledged that accidents can happen in any childcare setting, it’s crucial for parents to understand that some injuries are not just random accidents, but rather they occur due to negligence or inadequate supervision on the part of the daycare provider. Whether it’s a lack of proper safety protocols, insufficient staff training, or failure to maintain a hazard-free environment, preventable accidents can leave devastating consequences for innocent children and their families.

By taking legal action against a negligent daycare provider, you not only seek to obtain compensation for your child’s injuries and related expenses but also play a crucial role in promoting accountability and safeguarding the well-being of other children. Holding daycare facilities accountable for their negligence sends a powerful message that substandard care and safety lapses will not be tolerated, thus encouraging improvements in safety standards and practices across the childcare industry.

Daycare Negligence in Georgia

Our team of experienced attorneys at Burnside Law Firm LLP understands the complexities involved in daycare injury cases and is dedicated to fighting for justice on behalf of injured children and their families. We will conduct a thorough investigation into the circumstances surrounding your child’s injury, gather evidence, and build a compelling case to support your legal claims. Through skilled negotiation or vigorous courtroom representation, we will seek maximum compensation for your child’s injuries, medical expenses, pain and suffering, and other losses.

Moreover, by holding negligent daycare providers accountable, you contribute to creating safer environments for all children in daycare settings and thereby prevent similar tragedies from occurring in the future. If your child has suffered an injury due to a daycare provider’s negligence, don’t hesitate to reach out to us for a confidential consultation. Together, we can pursue justice and ensure that your child’s rights are protected.

Contact one of our experienced Augusta daycare injury attorneys for a free initial consultation. Call us to find out about your rights and your options.

Protection for You and Your Child

In daycare injury cases, it’s important to recognize that liability may extend beyond just the daycare facility itself. While the daycare as an entity bears responsibility for ensuring the safety and well-being of the children under its care, individual staff members or other parties may also be found negligent in certain circumstances. A daycare provider has a legal duty to exercise care to protect the health and safety of any children in their care. Daycare injuries can occur due to:

  • Negligent Supervision: Inadequate supervision of children can lead to accidents or injuries, as staff members fail to provide appropriate oversight or intervention when necessary.
  • Negligent Hiring Practices: Failure to conduct thorough background checks or screening procedures may result in the employment of individuals who pose a risk to children’s safety.
  • Failure to Properly Train Employees: Insufficient training programs can leave staff ill-equipped to handle emergencies, recognize potential hazards, or effectively supervise children.
  • Failure to Follow Mandated Childcare Laws: Non-compliance with state or federal regulations governing childcare facilities may create unsafe conditions or contribute to accidents.
  • Child Abuse/Child Sex Abuse: Shockingly, instances of abuse or sexual misconduct can occur within daycare settings, resulting in physical, emotional or psychological harm to vulnerable children.
  • Child Neglect: Neglectful practices such as disregarding children’s basic needs, failing to provide adequate supervision or ignoring safety concerns can jeopardize children’s well-being.
  • Slip-and-Fall Accidents: Hazardous conditions within the daycare premises, such as wet floors, cluttered walkways or lack of safety equipment, can lead to slip-and-fall incidents causing injuries.
  • Auto Accidents: Transportation-related accidents during daycare outings or pick-up/drop-off activities can occur due to driver negligence, inadequate vehicle maintenance or failure to implement proper safety protocols.

When pursuing legal action in daycare injury cases, it’s crucial to thoroughly investigate the incident’s circumstances to identify all potentially liable parties. This may include not only the daycare facility itself but also specific employees or individuals whose actions or omissions contributed to the child’s injury. For example, if a daycare provider fails to adequately supervise children during playtime, leading to a slip-and-fall accident, both the facility and the negligent staff member may be held accountable for resulting damages.

In pursuing damages for daycare injuries, our legal team at Burnside Law Firm in Augusta and Athens, Georgia, aims to secure comprehensive compensation that reflects the full extent of the child’s injuries and related losses. This can include not only reimbursement for medical expenses, such as hospital bills and ongoing treatment costs, but also compensation for pain and suffering, emotional distress and any future care needs, including psychological therapy if necessary. By diligently advocating for our client’s rights, we strive to ensure they receive the support and financial resources needed to facilitate their child’s recovery and well-being in the aftermath of a daycare-related injury.

Contact Burnside Law Firm for a Georgia Child Injury Attorney

At Burnside Law Firm LLP, our seasoned attorneys comprehend the intricacies inherent in daycare injury cases and are committed to advocating for justice on behalf of afflicted children and their families. We undertake meticulous investigations into the circumstances surrounding your child’s injury, gather evidence and construct a compelling legal strategy to bolster your claims. Whether through adept negotiation or assertive courtroom representation, we strive to secure the highest possible compensation for your child’s injuries, medical costs, emotional anguish and other associated losses. To learn more about your options, contact us to schedule a free initial consultation.

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Phone: (706) 432-8320


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We have recovered tens of millions in settlements and verdicts

The attorneys at Burnside Law Firm LLP have over 30 years of collective experience handling personal injury claims. Over that time, we have helped hundreds of injured people recover the compensation they deserve and need in order to begin putting their lives back together. This list is just a sample of the recoveries we have obtained for some of our clients here and during our time at our former firm, Burnside Wall LLP. Obviously, success in obtaining significant judgments and settlements for other clients is no guarantee of success in your case. Each case must be evaluated and handled based on the individual merits of that particular case. To discuss the facts of your case and learn more about your legal rights, contact one of the personal injury attorneys at Burnside Law Firm LLP for a free initial consultation.

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Thomas R. Burnside III Personal Injury Attorney

Thomas R Burnside III

Thomas R. Burnside III is a personal injury lawyer who focuses his law practice on the representation of individuals who have suffered injury as a result of automobile collisions, trucking accidents, medical malpractice, work related accidents or other causes. With over 20 years of experience in personal injury law at both the trial and appellate court levels, Attorney Burnside has represented people with brain and head trauma...

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Garon Muller Personal Injury Attorney

Garon Muller

Garon Muller is a trial lawyer who focuses his law practice on the representation of individuals who have been seriously injured or damaged through the negligence or recklessness of others, including automobile collisions, workplace injuries, premises injuries, or defective products. Before beginning his practice in the representation of injured individuals, Mr. Muller served the community as an Assistant District Attorney...

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Robert MacGregor

Robert MacGregor

Robert MacGregor is an experienced trial attorney licensed to practice law in Georgia and South Carolina. At the Burnside Law Firm, Robert devotes his practice to protecting the rights of individuals who have been injured because of someone else’s carelessness, negligence, or recklessness and represents those who have been injured in automobile collisions or tractor-trailer accidents; because of a slip and fall; and in other general negligence actions.

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Ashton Revollo

Ashton is a trial lawyer in Augusta, GA who focuses his law practice on the representation of individuals who have suffered serious injuries or damages due to the negligent or reckless conduct of others, including automobile wrecks, job-related accidents, unsafe premises, or defective
products. Before beginning his practice, Ashton obtained his J.D., at Emory University School of Law, where he gained valuable courtroom experience as an intern assisting the District Attorney for DeKalb
County. After his time at Emory, Ashton received experience as a trial attorney at a respected personal injury firm in Atlanta before moving to Augusta. Over the course of his career, Ashton has assisted deserving clients in recovering millions of dollars in injury cases throughout Georgia.

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After my car accident they helped me every step of the way! They were up front and answered any questions I had! They negotiated the insurance and got a higher settlement than was offered! I would definitely use them again!

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In November 2017, I was in a car accident and I decided to seek out legal assistance. I chose to go with Burnside Law Firm, LLP because of their five star rating. My inital consultation was with attorney, Mr. Garon Muller. I knew immediately that I wanted Mr. Muller to take my case. His professionalism and expertise in personal injury made my decision easy. Mr. Muller maintained his professionalism throughout my case. He kept me updated on a regular basis via telephone or email. He was always available to me when I call. I did not have to wait 24 hours to get a call back from him. I would greatly recommend Mr. Muller and the Burnside Law Firm, LLP.

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Burnside Law Firm is who you want to represent you. Mr. Muller came to our house for a free consultation without hesitation. He guided us and overcame every obstacle we encountered. He secured the maximum insurance limits for us and we couldn't be more happy. If you are injured, DO NOT attempt to recoup compensation without the expertise of a trusted, skilled and able law firm to be your voice. THANK YOU MR. MULLER!!!

Alexander Hughes

Garon Muller with Burnside Law Firm makes client satisfaction his priority. Mr. Muller made sure that I had a lucid understanding during every discussion. He never made a decision without my input and made me feel like we were partners. Garon Muller was very professional and push for the maximum dollar amount from the insurance company. Me and my family considered ourselves blessed to have been represented by Garon Muller with Burnside Law Firm. We highly recommend Garon Muller and Burnside Law Firm! Burnside Law Firm staff are exceptional and exceeded our expectations.

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I have known the Burnside family for many years. Recently Thomas was most helpful in getting my check following an auto collision. I highly recommend their firm.

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Burnside Law did what they said they would do. Garon Muller was great in communicating and looked out for my best interest in getting what was fair in my settlement. I would recommend Burnside to anyone.

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    2919 Professional Pkwy

    Augusta, GA, 30907

    Phone: (706) 432-8320


    325 North Milledge Avenue

    Athens, GA, 30601

    Phone: (706) 227-4264