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Girls Encouraged to Get Running!

By Breyer Law Offices on September 27, 2017

There’s a new program in Las Vegas for elementary and middle school girls and it’s about more than just running.

Girls on the Run is an organization that helps girls gain confidence and independence while inspiring them to be happier and healthier. While there are a number of activities offered, running is the focus. All Las Vegas teams will be doing a 5K walk or run at the end of the season.

Registration is now open; but there are some things parents need to keep in mind when signing their children up for these types of after-school programs.

1. Ensure that any outdoor program has safety procedures in place. Although summer is technically winding down in Las Vegas, it’s still hot outside and parents still need to make sure their kids have access to things like sunscreen, hats, and shade. Parents should also look at all play areas the children will be in to make sure they are well-maintained and supervised

2. Speak to any coordinators with questions about the program. Parents need to know these supervisors can prevent and treat heat-related injuries for children in their care. Parents should also know what type of certification the organization requires the people working with their children, such as first aid and background checks.

Parents should never be afraid to ask questions about the safety of their child no matter what program they’re in. Doing so can provide a lot of peace of mind. But having first-aid certification isn’t enough if a supervisor is negligent.

Child care workers have a responsibility to the children that are under their supervision. If they are found to be negligent in providing reasonable care, and a child gets hurt because of that negligence, the parents of the child can file a claim against the supervisor and the program for the child’s injuries.

If your child has been injured while at a sporting event or in a child care program, contact The Husband and Wife Law Team at (702) 380-8000 today. We know how hard it can be when a child gets injured. We will take the burden off your shoulders and handle your case while you focus on your child’s recovery.

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