What is a Traumatic Brain Injury?
Traumatic brain injuries, sometimes called pediatric traumatic brain injuries, are the leading cause of death and disability in children. If your child has suffered a TBI while at daycare, continue watching this video to learn about what steps to take next.
Now, you may be wondering: What types of incidents cause TBIs in a daycare? Unfortunately, most TBI injuries boil down to a lack of supervision. For example - a child falling from a changing table, high chair, or playground and hitting their head
The Symptoms of Pediatric TBIs at Daycare
Even more terrifying, a child being physically abused by caregivers can cause serious TBIs. The symptoms of a TBI are not always visible or obvious.
- Sensitivity to light and sound
- Nasua and vomiting
- Dizziness and loss of balance
- Brain fogginess
- Memory issues
- And an inability to concentrate
What to Do If Your Child Suffered From a Traumatic Brain Injury at Daycare
If you believe that your child has suffered a TBI at daycare, it’s important that you get medical help as soon as possible. Then, you should contact the proper state agencies to notify them of the injury so they can investigate the daycare. After you’ve completed these steps, be sure to call a daycare injury attorney.
A daycare injury attorney can help you figure out how the injury happened, what treatment can be best for your child moving forward, and how to file a claim against the daycare.
If you want to learn more about what to do after a daycare injury, we’ve outlined it in our free guide, 5 Steps to Take After a Daycare Injury – linked here. And if you have any questions for our team, we’re always here to help – so be sure to contact us. We want to keep you moving forward.