When you send your child to school, you are entrusting his or her safety and well-being to the hands of teachers, educators and other school officials. Schools have a duty to act reasonably to protect children in their care. This may be on the playground, on the school bus, in the school crosswalk or within the building. Anything within school grounds or school property or an activity under the supervision of school personnel outside of the school grounds is considered part of the school zone. If your child was injured or even killed within one of these areas, you may have a potential lawsuit against the school district.
At the Law Office of John Garvey, III, we dedicate our skills, knowledge and resources to the protection of injured victims throughout San Jose, California. Especially vulnerable among injured victims are children. The emotional toll it can take on a family after a child has been seriously injured or even killed is unimaginable. Attorney John Garvey, III, is compassionate and dedicated to the needs of your family during this difficult time. With more than 40 years of experience, he will fight to bring justice to you and your family.
He can discuss the facts surrounding your school zone accident in a free consultation. You can schedule one today contacting us online.
Schools in California are required by law to provide reasonable and adequate supervision for children under their care. When school districts do not properly staff their schools; fail to make background checks (negligent hiring); or do not have proper rules, regulations and safeguards to protect children, serious accidents and injuries can result.
We can seek compensation for all types of school zone accidents and injuries, including:
Seek justice on behalf of you and your family today. Call 408-293-7777 or e-mail San Jose, California premises liability lawyer John J. Garvey, III, to schedule a free consultation to discuss your particular school zone accident. We handle these cases on a contingency fee basis (no recovery, no fee).
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