Today is the day that you can begin helping your child who has been hurt after being hit by a car in North Tacoma. Find out how here.

What to Do If Your Child’s Been Hit by a Car in North Tacoma


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3/20/2014
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It’s too late now to prevent the accident. You can’t warn your child, or the driver who caused the crash, to stop. Instead, you need to take action to help your child recover from the serious injuries that he or she suffered after being hit by a car in North Tacoma.

Three Things You Can Do Today to Help Your Child

Your child’s recovery may be more of a marathon than a sprint. It may be a long tough road with good days and bad days. However, there are things that you can do to right now to help your child today and in the future:

  • Get the right doctors and therapists. You might start with your pediatrician and emergency room doctors, but you may need additional specialists depending on your child’s specific injuries.
  • Schedule a meeting at school. Your child may need educational accommodations, specialized instruction, and/or home tutoring for a period of time. Talk to school personnel about how your child’s educational needs will be meet during his or her recovery.
  • Call a lawyer. Your child may be entitled to a legal recovery for his or her injuries. It is important to know your child’s rights and how to protect those rights so that you can make an informed decision about whether to pursue a recovery.
     

Of course, it is also important to pay close attention to your child’s emotions and to help him or her understand what is scary and unimaginable for a young child.

Want to Learn More?

As a parent, you don’t need to have all of the answers but you do need to know where to find the important ones. Please browse the free information available on our website to find out more about what you can do to help your child.



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