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10 January 2018

BROOKLYN: Armani Alejandro Injured In Playground Accident With Two Broken Arms After Fall From School Jungle Gym

UPDATE: Armani Alejandro Injured With Two Broken Arms After Falling In School Playground Accident at Brooklyn School; Jungle Gym Accident Under Investigation

Krystal Alejandro Told By Brooklyn School Officials Her Son Armani Alejandro Was Injured In A Fall At The Playground on the Jungle Gym; School Accident Under Investigation

BROOKLYN, NEW YORK (January 8, 2018) – A 6-year-old boy sustained two broken arms after school officials failed to supervise him just before a school playground accident on the jungle gym.

Brooklyn officials have been able to identify the boy that was injured from the fall at the school jungle gym as  Armani Alejandro  and his mother as Krystal Alejandro.

Krystal Alejandro picked up Armani Alejandro from the Brooklyn school’s after hours program.

Armani Alejandro complained that his arms hurt. Krystal Alejandro took him to the hospital where it was determined that both of his wrists were fractured.

It appears that the young boy was not being monitored at the time he fell from the school’s jungle gym.

The young boy remains in great pain from the accident and from being untreated by school officials after it took place.

LIABILITY IN SCHOOL PLAYGROUND ACCIDENTS

Generally speaking, schools have a responsibility to keep the children entrusted to their care reasonably safe. Steps should be taken to make sure the school itself is a safe environment. Children also need to be properly supervised to make sure that they aren’t involved in any accidents. If a school official fails to properly monitor the children in their care, the school district may be held vicariously liable. The parent of any child that is injured may be able to file a claim for damages including the cost of medical care.

Our staff at Lipsig Lawyers were deeply concerned to learn about the tragic accident that injured Armani Alejandro at the Brooklyn elementary school. We extend our thoughts and prayers to the young child and his family as he continues to recover. There needs to be a thorough investigation into what happened for the sake of all of those involved. The city needs to be held accountable for what has happened and put in place measures so that it doesn’t happen again.

If you or someone that you loved has been injured due to the negligence of public school officials, you may have legal recourse. Our team of highly experienced personal injury attorneys are here to help in any way that we can. We’ve recovered over 500 million for our deserving clients and care deeply about achieving justice for those we represent. Whether you just have questions about your rights or are looking to hire an attorney, you’re always welcome to reach out to us if you need help (646) 846-4496.