A Parent’s Guide to Criminal Liability in Child Accidents

Child Injury and Accidents

Summer is coming to an end, and school is starting back up. After the past five months of tense quarantine, the school year is offering parents a way to slowly bring their children back into society. While this is certainly something that makes many people happy, it’s not a completely risk-free course of action.

Kids who haven’t been able to play with others in months are now back in contact with others. It’s completely understandable that these kids might be feeling a little reckless after so long cooped up. Being a kid involves some accidents, and the current national situation may have exacerbated this tendency.

The problem with accidents caused by kids is the question of liability. After a child [...]