Personal InjuryBabysitter in Austin injures child by throwing hot water

January 8, 2013by Aaron Allison

Toddlers are not old enough to distinguish between what is right or wrong. While dealing with small children, day care providers and babysitters must remember this and must not lose their temper, as it can result in harming the child. If a child injury occurs in such a situation, then the person at fault must be held responsible.

A 3-year-old Austin child has suffered serious injuries after his babysitter threw hot water on his face. As per the arrest affidavit, the 24-year-old woman poured scalding water on the boy because he had urinated on the floor. The boy has suffered second- and third-degree burns, and will be treated for pain along with dehydration and scarring. An emergency room doctor stated that water heaters used in houses like this can reach 120 degrees.

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Aaron Allison, a second-generation personal injury lawyer from Austin, follows in the footsteps of his father, who founded their firm in 1978. Admitted to practice by the Texas Supreme Court, the Federal Court for the Western District of Texas, the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals, and the U.S. Supreme Court, Aaron brings extensive legal expertise to his clients.

Specializing in personal injury cases, Aaron offers a distinct advantage for Texas workers injured on the job. With Texas workers' compensation laws leading many attorneys to avoid these cases, Aaron is one of only 40 lawyers among 95,000 in Texas who represent injured workers in straight workers' compensation cases. His firm continues to provide dedicated support for those suffering catastrophic work injuries, maintaining a proud tradition of advocacy spanning decades.