According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the second leading cause of unintentional injury death for children ages 1-14 years old is drowning. It is been well-known for a long time that home pools are dangerous, with many cities/states requiring pools be behind lockable fences and gates.
Despite all this, many pool owners still fail to prevent avoidable accidents by taking appropriate measures, such as performing regular cleaning/maintenance, installing gates/fences, using swimming pool covers, etc.
If a loved one has died due to a drowning accident, it is important that you speak to a compassionate, experienced attorney immediately. Not only should you not have to pay the price for someone else’s negligence, but you could be preventing further incidents by forcing the pool owner to take safety seriously.
Is Drowning an Accident or Negligence?
It is an unfortunate fact of life that accidents happen every day, and sometimes there truly is nothing that could have been done. That is rarely the case for drowning, however. With proper safety measures in place, even if an accident were to happen, there should be an adult present who can quickly respond to the situation and prevent tragedy.
As mentioned before, though, not all drownings are cases of negligence. That is why it is important to speak with a trained attorney who can go over the details of your case with you, explain all your options in detail, and recommend a best course of action.
Compassionate, Trusted Drowning Attorney
I am a litigation attorney devoted to assisting the victims and families of those who have suffered serious injury or wrongful death. I pride myself on providing exceptional representation, and I work with my clients directly. If a loved one has died due to a drowning incident and you are in need of someone to fight for you, then I am your advocate. Call me at (480) 390-5157 or get in touch through my contact form, and I can get started on your case.