Bronx, NY – One-Year-Old Killed at Daycare Center on Morris Ave, Other Children Injured Due to Unknown CauseNY/NJ Legal News
Bronx, NY (September 15, 2023) – On Friday morning, September 15, a 911 caller contacted police in the Bronx concerning a dangerous and deadly incident at a daycare center. Reports show that a 1-year-old boy lost his life, a two-year-old boy is in critical condition, and an eight-month-old girl and another two-year-old boy are in stable condition.
The incident occurred at a daycare center in the 2000 block of Morris Avenue, however, the details of what happened are currently unclear and being investigated by area authorities. Reports show a hazardous materials team was investigating an unknown substance found in a basement. Emergency personnel responded to what was thought to be a carbon monoxide leak, however, crews found no readings of a gas leak inside the building.
Police are still working to determine what caused the incident to occur.
We hope for the full recovery of the injured children. We want to offer our sincere condolences to the family of the deceased child.
New York Premises Liability Incidents
Private business or property owners in the Empire State face legal requirements that require them to abide by reasonable precautions to ensure any/all guests on their property are continually safe from injuries or death resulting from dangerous situations.
Property owners can be held responsible for providing injured victims and their family members with financial compensation if they become injured on their property due to temporary hazardous conditions that were not corrected or removed from public access.
Premises liability claims enable injured victims and their family members to gather financial compensation for lost wages, medical care, pain, suffering, and more. Sometimes, injured parties can contact a residential premises liability attorney in New York to obtain the financial compensation and justice they deserve. If the worst has happened and someone lost their life due to a hazardous condition on another person’s property, their family members are eligible to file a wrongful death claim for financial compensation for funeral costs, pain, suffering, and more.
When you or someone you love has been injured while on the property of another person, the owner or owners are legally liable for any injuries you sustained if the negligence directly harmed you. This is called premises liability. Common examples of premises liability include slip and fall situations, however, several different incidents can come under this title.
If you or a beloved member of your family were hurt due to an unlawful and hazardous condition on another person’s property you are eligible for financial compensation if you can prove the following:
- You were lawfully on their property
- The property owner acted negligently created an environment that was unsafe which ultimately caused your injuries
The team of skilled lawyers at Metro Law have over 40 years of experience aiding thousands of families and victims to get the compensation and justice they need and deserve after someone was hurt because of another person’s negligence. Being injured by the actions of a negligent party can be overwhelming, stressful, and even devastating. You deserve all the help available to you during this difficult time.
Our attorneys work tirelessly to make sure the legal rights of victims are preserved so they are able to recover. Contact our premises liability lawyers in New York at (800) 460-6476 to see how we can help you.