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Most parents would like to assume that their child’s safety is of high importance at their chosen school or daycare facility. The promises made by these learning centers often include provisions for proper health and wellness and a “one-of-a-kind learning environment” centered around the child’s safety and stability. This tactic allows parents to rest easier knowing that their child is in the hands of a trusted school employee. But when the facility lacks the staffing or even the resources to follow through with these basic necessities, the children are often the ones left to suffer the dangerous (and sometimes even fatal) consequences.
If you are a parent and your child has been injured as the result of a negligent third party, we understand that you are likely seeking more than just answers. You are probably seeking justice for your child’s pain and suffering, as well as the financial and medical assistance that only a qualified attorney from Proner & Proner in Brooklyn, NY can secure on your behalf.
At Proner & Proner in New York, lead attorney Mitchell Proner fights for parents and their children after a school or daycare accident caused by negligence leaves their child battling serious injuries. He seeks maximum compensation that both helps the injured party and tells the world that those entrusted with another’s children must adhere to the highest standards of safety and care. Call today, or fill out our online contact form, in order to receive a free consultation evaluating your claim.
One of the best things that a parent can do after a child suffers an injury at school or in daycare is to consult an experienced Brooklyn injury lawyer to learn about their legal rights and options. They may be able to obtain compensation and resources to help them provide needed care. Moreover, taking legal action sends a message to school officials and daycare operators that negligence is unacceptable and has consequences.
Attorney Mitchell Proner advocates for children injured as a result of:
He also help parents whose children were injured in daycare:
In each case, Mitchell Proner seeks maximum compensation for the injured child.
If your child was injured while at school or daycare in Brooklyn, New York City, or elsewhere in NY, get medical treatment first, and then contact the office of Attorney Mitchell Proner by calling us directly or by filling out our online contact form.
Attorney Mitchell Proner serves clients throughout New York State and Connecticut, and he also handles cases throughout the United States.
Personal Injury Verdicts & Settlements
Female, Male: Premises Liability
Lawsuit arising from a hotel fire where homeless families were placed for temporary shelter.
Female, 43: Premises Liability
On the way home from work, our client fell down the steps at a subway station.
Injuries: Acute head trauma with traumatic brain injury
Female, 33: Serious personal injury
Our client fell down the stairs and was knocked unconscious at a New York City subway station.
Injuries: Fractured skull, subsequent seizure disorder
Female: Serious Personal Injury
Our client fell getting off a bus, due to her heel getting caught in a hole.
Injuries: Ankle, Shoulders & Wrist. Required multiple arthroscopic surgeries over a 5 month period and ongoing pain management
Baby Girl, Newborn: Birth injury
Our client suffered a birth injury resulting in Erb’s palsy and partial loss of use of right arm.
Female, 46: Serious personal injury
Our client had an asthma attack and called an ambulance. She arrived at the hospital and advised the EMT not to take her out in the stretcher, as she would walk. The EMT pulled the stretcher and the legs of the stretcher failed to lock, causing the client to fall and flip while strapped to the stretcher.
Injuries: Pinched nerve in spinal cord and neck requiring spinal surgery
Male, 35: Workers' compensation
Our client was changing a pump strainer on a hot air furnace when he stepped on a board and fell through the ceiling.
Injuries: Herniated disc which required surgery
Male, 27: Workers' compensation
Our client was performing routine maintenance on an air conditioner. He had to use a wooden ladder, which slid on a slippery floor, making him fall.
Injuries: Three fractures in his ankle requiring surgery
Male, 32: Premises Liability
Our client fell from a rooftop, through was a hole for air conditioning covered by tar paper.
Injuries: Bilateral shoulder injuries requiring shoulder surgery, right ankle injury
Male, 51: Premises Liability
Our client fell on an icy sidewalk.
Injuries: Trimalleolar fracture of ankle that required surgery
Female, 79: Serious personal injury
A safe fell on our client while shopping at a hardware store.
Injuries: Traumatic brain injury
Female, 51: Premises Liability
Our client tripped and fell on a water hose at front door of the garage where her car was being repaired.
Injuries: Fractured left wrist which required surgery
Female, 23 - Female Child, 3: Serious personal injury
Injuries (Female): Multiple fractures of the arm; facial fractures which required surgery Injuries (Child): Head trauma; facial fractures
Male, 44: Premises Liability
Our client was in a steam room when the sauna produced excessive steam, causing our client serious burns.
Injuries: 2nd and 3rd degree burns to the entire body
Male, 59: Workers' compensation
Our client fell into an elevator shaft at his workplace.
Injuries: Five broken ribs, punctured right lung, liver laceration, soft tissue ankle and hip injuries
Female, 60: Premises Liability
Our client slipped on a wet floor while shopping at a supermarket.
Injuries: Fractured wrist with open reduction and internal fixation
Male, 44: Premises Liability
Our client slipped and fell coming out of a bathroom.
Injuries: Fractured left ankle requiring surgery
Male, 27: Premises Liability
At a grand opening of a store, a storage door fell on our client’s head from a height of 13 feet.
Injuries: Laceration on head, mild traumatic brain injury
Male, 76: Nursing home malpractice
The client was trying to transfer from bed to wheelchair. The home attendant did not put the wheelchair close enough or did not lock it.
Injuries: Broken hip
Female, 34: Premises Liability
Freight elevator doors slammed on our client’s right hand.
Injuries: Right index finger amputated requiring surgery for the revision of the amputation
Female, 63: Premises Liability
Our client was walking towards the subway and fell.
Injuries: Right wrist fracture that required surgery
Female, 74: Premises Liability
Our client fell down an open trap door at a tile store.
Injuries: Broken wrist and a laceration on her forehead
Road Rage Incident
Mitchell Proner spoke in support of NYC motorcycle riders and called on NY lawmakers and police not to overreact to a highly publicized road rage incident or to let that incident cast all motorcyclists in a bad light.
Hit and Run
Attorney Mitchell Proner was on hand when the motorist accused of hitting a female jogger on a road in Central Islip appeared in a New York courtroom to answer charges of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.
Attorney Mitchell Proner, an expert on maritime law, spoke about the similarities between the Costa Concordia ferry disaster and the recent Indonesian ferry accident that killed at least 24 people.