When it’s a hot day outside, one of the most common things to do is going to a swimming pool for a dip. While swimming pools provide hours of fun for the entire family, they unfortunately contribute to thousands of accidental drownings each year in the United States.
At Palmisano & Goodman, P.A., we are committed to helping you and your family pursue the justice you deserve. With more than 40 years of experience, our Woodbridge personal injury attorney has recovered millions of dollars on behalf of our clients. We are confident we can do the same for you.
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), drowning is the leading cause of injury death for young children between the ages of one and four. 76% of drowning deaths in the U.S. each year involved children younger than five years old. On average, 3,536 people died from drowning annually from 2005 to 2014.
Whether on public or private property, property owners are obligated to provide a safe environment to visitors and tenants. In the event of a drowning or near drowning, families must understand that property owners and landlords could be held liable.
The following are the grounds in a premises liability case involving swimming pools:
If you have experienced a tragic death of a loved one who was involved in a swimming pool accident, the last thing on your mind is pursuing financial compensation. With the legal assistance of our Woodbridge personal injury attorney, our legal team can thoroughly investigate the accident and gather enough evidence necessary to recover compensation in order to cover medical expense, funeral costs, as well as pain and suffering. Let us fight for you today.
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