Posted on Mar 04, 2024

BLF client feature on Fox West Texas after wandering incidentALLEN, Texas — In a recent feature on Fox West Texas's website, a lawsuit against Safari Kid Allen has brought attention to the issue of daycare abandonment. The lawsuit, brought forth by Miriah Mattos, the mother of a 2-year-old boy, claims gross negligence on the part of the daycare center, resulting in her son's life being endangered in March 2023.

What Happened at This North Texas Daycare?

The coverage outlines an incident where a toddler wandered out of Safari Kid Allen's premises, crossed a parking lot, and approached a busy roadway before being rescued by a vigilant good Samaritan, who was an employee at the nearby Kwik Kar.

The article highlights Miriah Mattos's expressed dismay regarding Safari Kid Allen's failure to ensure her son's safety. "I am angry that Safari Kid Allen did not watch my son and had no idea he was missing, even when asked by law enforcement," she stated, underlining the seriousness of the situation and the potential consequences if her son hadn't been rescued.

The write-up highlights key points from the lawsuit filed in Collin County District Court, including revelations by Mattos' attorney, Russell Button, regarding previous safety violations cited against the daycare by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Button emphasized the psychological trauma endured by the family and their pursuit of substantial damages.

How The Button Law Firm’s Daycare Injury Attorneys Are Working to Get Justice for This Texas Family

In response to the alarming events surrounding the Safari Kid Allen lawsuit, The Button Law Firm has swiftly taken action to advocate for Miriah Mattos and her family. Led by experienced daycare injury attorney Russell Button, our team is dedicated to ensuring that justice is served and that the Mattos family receives the support and recovery they rightfully deserve. With a deep understanding of personal injury law and a commitment to client advocacy, our team is providing comprehensive legal representation every step of the way and has filed a petition in Collin County.

Our team is working diligently to navigate the complexities of this legal process, meticulously building a case against Safari Kid Allen to hold them accountable for their negligence. From gathering evidence and conducting thorough investigations to negotiating with opposing parties and representing the family in court, The Button Law Firm is steadfast in its pursuit of justice on behalf of the Mattos family.

What to Do If Your Child Was the Victim of a Wandering Incident at Daycare

If you or someone you know is facing a similar issue involving daycare negligence or child endangerment, it's crucial to take prompt and decisive action. The first step is to seek legal counsel from a reputable and experienced attorney who has a focus in personal injury cases involving children.

Documenting any evidence, such as witness statements, photographs, or medical records, can also be invaluable in building a strong case. Additionally, it's important to report the incident to the appropriate authorities, such as daycare licensing, local law enforcement, or child protective services, to ensure that appropriate measures are taken to prevent future harm. By taking these important steps and seeking legal guidance, individuals can protect their rights and pursue justice in the face of adversity.

Contacting The Button Law Firm After Your Child Was the Victim of a Daycare Wandering Incident

If your child was abandoned or was able to walk out of a daycare due to negligence, it’s important you get them the help they need to recover from the incident. Reach out to our team for a free case evaluation by calling (214)699-4409 or by filling out the contact form at the bottom of this page.

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