It may be actionable. However, more information is needed.
To bring a successful personal injury claim you need to have both liability and damages. Simply because the base of the table was square as opposed to round, does not mean it was dangerous. While you mention that your son was climbing on the chair, you do not mention what caused him to slip. Was there something besides his own actions that made him fall? Was someone supposed to be watching him who was negligent in their care or not paying attention to what he was doing?
As for the damages, you indicate that your son needed 4 stitches, but did not indicate to which part of his body. Has a scar formed. Unless the injury is more significant it may be difficult to find an attorney willing to take the claim on the damages aspect alone.
Best of luck.
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a commercial premises owner certainly owes a duty to make safe conditions which could be dangerous. however, this may not be considered dangerous, even though your son unfortunately was injured. contact a local attorney who helps here.
4 stitches alone is not enough to warrant the costs of a law suit. While a round base rather than a square base might be preferrable, the issue is whether it violates any codes or standard of care in the industry. Talk to a personal injury lawyer if you want to pursue this. The landlord may have insurance to cover your medical bills regardless of whether it was negligent.
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There's not enough information but what you've indicated seems to indicate a tough case. Contact a lawyer in your area to discuss the potential liability and the value of the damages.
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You may have a basis for asserting a claim on behalf of your child. Whether the table design was appropriate for being used in a food court is a matter involving evaluating whether the party responsible for its placement was somehow negligent in selecting the particularvtablevandvwhether the table was designed for public use. There may be a claim against the manufacturer as well. The best thing to do is report the incident if you haven't already done so and meet with a personal injury attorney promptly.
How can I say this gently. Know what, I can't. The only negligence here was in his caretaker not properly supervising him. Sorry.
If you can find someone to take your case on a contingency fee, good luck to you. I think liability is a big stretch and you can assume the first question from defense counsel would be, "why are you letting your son climb on a chair." Even with good liability, unless there is a big scar, a small cut with stitches is not worth very much.
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