Blog

Personal Injury What to do if your child was hurt while at camp
camp-crowd

What to do if your child was hurt while at camp

Each year in the United States over 14 Million children and adults attend summer camp. While there are plenty of camps available to choose from there is one requirement that all parents share, safety. While it’s impossible to predict accidents before they occur you can prepare for them. Camp owners and their employees have a duty to protect campers from injury while in their care. But what happens when your child is injured while attending camp? Do you as a parent or guardian have any legal recourse?  Determining liability for this type of injury is not an easy matter. Each case must be examined to determine whether the proper safety precautions were taken given the risk at hand.

When you signed your child up for the camp you most likely signed a liability waiver. However, these waivers are not ironclad. Liability waivers are used to protect the camp by stating that there is an assumed risk of injury, which is dependent upon the camp’s location and itinerary. Liability waivers don’t protect the camp or staff members if someone under their employ acted in a negligent or reckless manner. For example, a camp is responsible if an injury was caused by the following:

  • Faulty Playground Equipment
  • Inadequate Supervision
  • High-Risk Injuries
  • Poorly Maintained Facilities

If your child was injured at camp call us at 1-833-TONALAW for a free consultation.

WE FIGHT FOR YOU.

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

What Our Clients Are Saying

  • Claire
    Star Rating

    Working with Tom and his team was a true pleasure. Excellent communication, excellent results, and they always have your best interests at heart. Working with Christina in particular was a breeze. The Tona Team made every part of an arduous process easy to manage and exceptionally clear. If you happen to find yourself in need of an attorney, I would highly recommend TonaLaw.

  • David
    Star Rating

    Thomas Tona is a excellent personal injury attorney. Experienced - Knowledgeable - Ready for Battle - everything a person should have in attorney. I highly recommend Thomas Tona.

  • Veno
    Star Rating

    Great firm that supports our military by providing scholarships to our troops enabling them to invest in their future and earn a degree. I am one of the many service members who have applied for this wonderful opportunity and hope other businesses take it upon themselves to help our fellow brothers to attend college.