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Did you or a loved one suffer injuries at a swimming pool due to someone else's negligence?

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You've probably asked yourself questions such as:

  • Can someone be held responsible for my pool accident?
  • What kind of swimming pool injury can result in a lawsuit?
  • Do I need a pool accident lawyer to handle my claim?
  • Is there a time limit to file a pool accident lawsuit?

Depending on the facts of your case, the answers to these questions could be very different. Most importantly, there are many factors that can affect how much compensation you're entitled to. Contact our slip and fall attorneys now to learn about the powerful legal rights at your disposal. 

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What Are Some Common Injuries Resulting From Swimming Pool Accidents?

In the previous section, we covered some of the most common types of swimming pool accidents and how these may result in death.

And while death is the most-feared outcome of a pool accident, it is not the only result one should be concerned with. Below we present additional swimming pool injuries that are often encountered:

  • Broken bones
  • Ligament sprains or tears
  • Bruises
  • Lacerations
  • Concussions
  • TBI (traumatic brain injury)
  • Nerve damage

As you can see, the above list contains personal injuries that range from minor to severe. It would seem to reason that only the most drastic accidents result in lawsuits. Yet this is not necessarily the case.

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Types Of Swimming Pool Accidents

It should go without saying that the many different settings in which swimming pools exist can lead to many different types of pool accidents. Nevertheless, most of these fall into some general categories. They include:

Slip and Fall

It likely does not come as a surprise to you that slip and fall accidents are quite common in pools. In fact, whether as a child or as an adult, you've likely slipped and fallen in a pool area in the past.

Most of these accidents occur because the surfaces surrounding swimming pools often pool with water. And even though slip-resistant materials are often used when constructing these areas, the accumulation of water can still create a slip hazard.

Just as young children may suffer a slip & fall at the pool and keep playing as if nothing happened, an adult may fall victim to the same accident and suffer a serious personal injury.

Drowning & Near-Drowning

There no worse ending to a day spent at the swimming pool than when a drowning occurs. Indeed, no pool goer ever expects their day to result in such a tragedy. Yet swimming pool drownings occur each and every year.

Parents of young children are often aware of the risks of drowning and keep a watchful eye. However, drowning remains a particularly prevalent cause of death for children throughout the United States.

Near-drownings are similar to drowning in many respects except for one - they don't result in the death of the victim. While this may seem fortunate, persons who are involved in a near-drowning can suffer grave injuries including brain damage. This type of personal injury can permanently affect not only their own lives but those of their loved ones as well.

Swimming Pool Drain Entrapment

In the past, unregulated swimming pool suction pumps and pool drains were found to be the culprits in gruesome pool deaths.

In one wrongful death case, a young girl's hair became trapped in a hot tub drain, ultimately leading to her death. In a separate premises liability-swimming pool accident lawsuit, a young boy's arm became trapped in a drain and, while the victim survived, he suffered irreparable brain damage.

Federal agencies, including the U.S. consumer product safety commission (CPSC), have established regulations to prevent such tragedies from recurring. Legislation has also been passed with the same end-goal in mind.

As a result, these kinds of swimming pool accidents have decreased substantially, but it does not mean that the risk has been completely mitigated.

Which Kinds Of Pool Accidents Can Result In A Personal Injury Lawsuit?

Simply put, any kind of pool accident that causes one individual to suffer some kind of damage can be grounds for a swimming pool accident lawsuit.

This is because such legal claims are built on the basis of premises liability. These laws state that property owners, in this case the pool owners, must take steps to protect those who use their premises.

If there are hazards, these must be corrected in a reasonable amount of time. If the property owner knows of dangerous conditions and these end up causing injuries, they can be considered negligent by a court and ordered to pay for damages.

Can You Get Compensation For A Swimming Pool Accident?

The types of compensation that a victim and their immediate family may be entitled to pursue from pool owners will vary from case to case; There is no "average" dollar value that can be assigned to a pool accident case before it is litigated.

In each case, the specific damages are calculated by the swimming pool accident attorney or the law firm handling the claim. Calculations will take into account medical bills, lost wages, loss of personal income, loss of future income, loss of quality of life, pain & suffering, future medical costs, and more.

By working with an experienced swimming pool accident attorney, you can get a better sense of your chances for compensation. However, no legal professional will guarantee a desirable result - they can only point you towards their past successes to highlight what they're capable of achieving.

Contact us today to schedule your free case evaluation. You'll get the chance to ask any questions you may have at no cost to you. Moreover, if you chose to retain our lawyers, we'll fight for you on contingency. This means that if we can't secure compensation on your behalf, you won't owe any legal fees. No win, No fee.

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Garnet Valley, PA 19060
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630 Fairview Rd #104
Swarthmore, PA 19081
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Exton, PA 19341
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Allentown, PA 18102
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Philadelphia, PA 19136
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Philadelphia, PA 19134
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Philadelphia, PA 19144
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Philadelphia, PA 19139
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Upper Darby, PA 19082
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Philadelphia, PA 19126
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Norristown, PA 19401
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Bensalem, PA 19020
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Hatboro, PA 19040
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Jenkintown, PA 19046
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Kutztown, PA 19530
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Langhorne, PA 19047
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Reading, PA 19601
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