Child Abuse Miami Attorney
How Common is Child Abuse and Child Neglect?
Lawyers at Viñas & DeLuca, PLLC are proud advocates of children who have been injured by abuse or neglect and need a strong voice in our civil justice system. Child abuse in Florida, The United States, and worldwide is a growing concern. According to The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), “At least 1 in 7 children have experienced child abuse and/or neglect in the past year.”
The issue has been exhaustively written about, researched, covered in the news, and depicted in books and movies. The pervasive nature of child abuse and neglect has led some to declare it a “global epidemic.” The CDC estimates 1 billion children experience some form of violence every year.
These statistics should come as no surprise. More and more children are regularly placed in the care of babysitters, daycare centers, religious groups, schools, camps, and other organizations. It is simply impossible for parents and other caregivers to supervise a child 24 hours a day. Unfortunately, children are especially vulnerable and defenseless when it comes to child abuse and negligent. They can be easily intimidated, manipulated, tricked, or scared, making it especially difficult to detect and deter child abuse and neglect.
Common Types of Child Abuse and Neglect
There is seemingly no end to the varying circumstances which can place innocent children at risk for abuse and neglect. The CDC stated, “Children under the age of 18 may be exposed to abuse and neglect by a parent, caregiver, or another person in a custodial role (e.g., clergy, coach, teacher).” The CDC has identified four broad types of common child abuse and neglect:
Contact a Child Abuse and Child Neglect Attorney in Miami, Florida
If you would like to speak with an experienced attorney about a legal claim related to child abuse or neglect, contact our law firm now. Attorneys at Viñas & DeLuca, PLLC are available to speak with you. You can contact us by calling 305-372-3650, emailing us at [email protected], or by simply completing our online Contact Form. All consultations are free and confidential.
The 4 Steps We Take After You Retain Us
We notify all insurance companies and potential defendants that we represent you. From there, we handle everything. You will not need to speak with anyone but your lawyers. All communications go through us – your advocates.
We help you get the medical care you need when you need it. Our lawyers and staff help you make appointments, obtain medical advice, and recover from your injuries, both physically and financially. We are at your side each step of the way.
Our lawyers and medical experts review your medical records to determine the most effective way to present your injury claim. This may require forensic expert reports, professional medical illustrations, or 3D animations of your accident or injury. We spare no expense when it comes to effectively telling your story.
Drawing on decades of combined legal experience, our lawyers aggressively pursue top dollar settlements and verdicts for each of our clients. The vast majority of defendants in our cases choose not to go to trial against our law firm, setting the stage for our clients to receive satisfactory settlements and results.
South Florida Child Abuse Lawyer
The attorneys at Viñas and DeLuca have over 35 years of combined experience handling personal injury and wrongful death claims throughout Miami and the State of Florida. Over the years, we have recovered millions of dollars for our clients, representing them in both state and federal court. Each of our attorneys is AV rated by Martindale-Hubbell, signifying the highest level of professional excellence for legal knowledge, communication skills, and ethical standards. Attorneys at Viñas and DeLuca have also been recognized by Super Lawyers, The National Trial Lawyers Top 100 and Top 40 under 40, Avvo, and others. While the results of any case can vary depending on the facts, our commitment to winning big for our clients never changes.
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We offer our services on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not have to worry about legal fees unless we win your case. That’s right. You get to focus all of your time, energy, and money on getting better while we handle your personal injury case. You only have a limited amount of time to file a claim, so contact us today. We’re available to assist injury victims throughout Miami-Dade County.