About Drowning Accidents
Near-Drowning & Drowning Accidents
Drowning is a leading cause of death for children under the age of 4, and often these tragic near-drowning and drowning accidents occur in private or public
swimming pools. When a standard of safety is not properly upheld and a child can get to the water, they often are attracted to neighborhood, hotel and apartment complex pools or hot tubs. If you have lost a loved one in a drowning accident, it is crucial that you contact a
drowning lawyer to assist you with the legal aspects of the case. Some drownings occur as the result of a
boating accident or at the
beach; any such tragedy is naturally emotionally overwhelming and the loss that the family suffers is unimaginable. However, there are legal aspects to many drowning cases that should be addressed by a skilled lawyer from The Doan Law Firm, P.C.
Taking Legal Action
The United States has grown in leaps and bounds over the years, and while new areas are built, there are more and more swimming pools put into backyards, and public or city pools provided for the neighborhoods. This recreation is one of summer's high points, but sadly, can bring about a tragic end to a child's life. If you have lost a loved one in any type of drowning accident, it is likely that considering a lawsuit may be far from your top priority. However, there are many strong reasons that would make a legal action the correct thing to do.
If safety standards have not been followed, other young people are at risk, and the legal action that you take could bring about change and save future lives. The claim for damages, when successful, can also provide your family with the ability to move forward without financial stress, and to pay for the costs associated with the loss of the treasured family member. If the fatal accident took place during a boating accident, it is also a critical matter to get justice and be compensated financially for the negligence that was exhibited by the responsible party.
Contact a drowning attorney from the firm as soon after the incident as possible and you will be advised how to move forward with this very important legal action. You can take advantage of one of the firm's free consultations!