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When children hurt themselves in a Florida slip and fall accident

Posted by Guy DiMartino | May 18, 2014 | 0 Comments

Leesburg Florida slip and fall accident lawyer explains what to do when a child gets hurt in a fall.

There is nothing that you wouldn't do to help your child who has been injured and is in pain. You would gratefully step in your child's shoes so he/she didn't have to suffer. However, you know that isn't a choice and that you need to make informed decisions about how to help your child after a fall injury. The decisions that you make now can impact your child's future. Thus, it is important to understand what you can do to help your child recover from her Florida fall accident injury.

 7 Steps to Take When Your Child Has Been Hurt

If your child has been hurt in a fall, then it is important to:

  • Get your child checked out immediately.
  • Follow up with a trusted doctor.
  • Ask questions and learn about different treatment options.
  • Talk to your child's school about making up any missed schoolwork.
  • Keep accurate records of your expenses related to the fall.
  • Be careful about what you say to insurance adjusters trying to settle your child's claim. Your child should not speak to an insurance representative alone.
  • Talk to a Florida slip and fall lawyer about how to protect your child's rights.

If you have any questions about a Leesburg, Florida slip and fall accident, you can call me directly on my cell phone at (352) 267-9168.

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Guy DiMartino

I have loved helping people in need for almost three decades.  It has been my privilege to serve people as their pastor, chiropractor, and lawyer.  The current focus of my legal practice and life’s passion is helping the seriously injured receive complete compensation for their injuries. I am a Florida Board Certified Civil Trial Attorney. What that really means is that I am no stranger to the courtroom.  I have successfully tried and handled serious cases in state and federal courts.  My backgrounds in both law and chiropractic medicine have given me a unique perspective, extensive knowledge, and wide experience to serve those I represent. For years as a chiropractic physician, I treated my patients to alleviate their pain and suffering. Now as their lawyer, I fight to bring them financial compensation for their pain and suffering. During my years of service, I have handled many traumatic injury cases ranging from the traumatic amputation of a limb to brain and spinal cord injury.  I consider it an honor to serve you and your family. When a person entrusts me and I accept to represent them, I don’t take that relationship and responsibility lightly. My approach is that we work as a team. We are partners and our goal is the best outcome for you and your family with the highest level of communication throughout. I am always available by phone or email to discuss my potential representation of your injury case. I handle cases throughout Florida. Education: National University of Health Sciences – BS (1984), DC (1986) Valparaiso University School of Law – JD, summa cum laude (1999) Bar Admissions: Florida (2000), Indiana (1999), Illinois (2000, expired); US District Courts of Appeals (11th Circuit, 7th Circuit); United States District Courts: Southern and Middle Districts of Florida; Northern and Southern Districts of Indiana; Northern and Central Districts of Illinois; and District of Colorado. Certification:  Civil Trial, Florida Bar Guy DiMartino on Google+ – Circle Guy on Google+ Guy DiMartino on Google+

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