$1.95 Million Settlement for Scalded Infant
- Date: Spring 2002
- Settlement: $1.95 Million
- Practice Areas: Premises Liability, Day Care Negligence, Burns
The center’s owner was washing the eight-month old child in the sink when she was distracted by another child. The unattended infant knocked the faucet with her foot. The infant suffered first and second degree burns on her legs and feet, leaving her with scarred feet and toes and psychological damage. She underwent multiple debridements and skin grafts and was hospitalized for a month.