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Child Injured When Mesa Bus Driver Deliberately Slams on Brakes

By Breyer Law Offices on October 20, 2019

Two Mesa elementary school students were physically and emotionally abused last week when their bus driver deliberately slammed on the brakes and yelled obscenities at them. No other children were present, but the bus surveillance camera caught the whole incident on tape.

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Special Needs Children Need Extra Care – Not Abuse – in School

By Breyer Law Offices on September 23, 2019

School should be a safe place for your child, but often, it isn’t. If your child has special needs, he or she faces many additional challenges, including one that no child should ever face: an increased risk of being abused. Breyer Law Offices, P.C., wants to share what you should do if you suspect your son or daughter is being mistreated at school, a daycare center, a group home, or another institute.

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As Summer Heats Up, So Do Vehicles

By Breyer Law Offices on June 6, 2019

We read about it in the news all the time: Children left in hot cars who then suffer terrible heat injuries or tragically die. The stories tell us about parents and caregivers who accidentally forget children in the car, or who think they have enough time to run into a store and grab a few items before the car gets too hot.

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Child Pedestrians Face Special Risks on AZ Roads

By Breyer Law Offices on March 3, 2019

Arizona is a great place to get out and take in the sights and activities while walking. But pedestrians need to take extra caution, as new statistics reveal just how dangerous the state is for those on foot. Children are particularly susceptible to being involved in a pedestrian accident, so teach them road safety as soon as possible!

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Hot Car Deaths Are on the Rise

By Breyer Law Offices on February 20, 2019

Children and pets can die in hot cars faster than many people realize. It can take a matter of minutes for a car to increase in temperature to the point that it poses heatstroke risk to its occupants. It’s also important to know that the day doesn’t have to be very hot; some children have died in cars on days where the temperature is in the low 80s.

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The Hidden Dangers of Recreational Drug Use

By Breyer Law Offices on November 29, 2018

Aside from the obvious – that drug use can be addictive and can cause unintended side effects – the danger of taking a drug laced with an unknown substance is high. And when that happens, the effect can be deadly.

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Getting the Right Dose – Is Your Child Given Pills at Daycare?

By Breyer Law Offices on October 21, 2018

Drugs given in daycares aren’t street drugs, but they can still be dangerous. Medicine given for a headache or a cold can have serious consequences for a small child. And when the right dose of prescription medication is not given to a child by daycare staff, it can also have tragic consequences.

Arizona has strict laws about who can administer drugs to children, and when they are allowed to do so. In most cases, caregivers are not allowed to administer any type of medication – but some still do. And that’s a form of daycare abuse.

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Could Your Daycare Be Using Restraints on Children?

By Breyer Law Offices on October 4, 2018

Most parents imagine that when they drop their children off at daycare, those children are kept happy and safe until picked up at the end of the day. Stories in the news about daycare abuse, however, give parents a right to worry that something else could be going on, and that it could be harming their child.

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Stranger Danger for Kids

By Breyer Law Offices on September 13, 2018

Now that kids are back in school, they spend a lot of time away from parents and caregivers. Teachers and school employees keep a watchful eye on them during most of the day, but there are times that children may be exposed to strangers, such as while waiting for the bus or while walking home from school.

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Can Injuries Happen in the Classroom?

By Breyer Law Offices on August 29, 2018

Injuries can happen in any classroom, any time children are present. They can happen during class, while kids are going in and out of a room, during assemblies, during quiet time, and even during lunch. The possibility of injury is always present, so making sure your child’s school is equipped to handle all different types of injuries is important — before school starts for the year.

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