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Drowning Accident Practice Areas
Amusement Park Drowning
Apartment Pool Drowning
Beach Accidents
Beach Patrol Negligence
Boating Accidents
Child Drowning Accidents
Country Club Pool Accidents
Cruise Ship Injuries
Defective Pool Fence
Defective Pool Gate
Diving Accidents
Diving Board Accidents
Drowning Accidents & Your Rights
Drowning Deaths
Drunk Boating Accidents
Homeowner's Association Pool Accidents
Hotel Drowning
Ice Drowning
Improper CPR
Improper Lifeguard Training
Jet Ski Accidents
Lake Drowning
Lifeguard Negligence
Negligent Pool Maintenance
Offshore Boat Drowning
Offshore Rig Drowning
Pool Accidents
Pool Chemical Accidents
Pool Drain Cover Accidents
Pool Operator Negligence
Public or City Pool Accidents
Resort Pool Accidents
River Drowning
School Pool Drowning
Spa or Hot Tub Accidents
Summer Camp Drowning Accidents
Virginia Graeme Baker Act
Water Illness
Water Park Accidents
Why Hire a Lawyer

Improper Lifeguard Training

Let a Drowning Lawyer Bring You Justice

Just because a lifeguard is on duty at a community pool, water park, beach, or hotel pool does not necessarily mean he or she has received thorough training. Swimmers and other pool patrons may assume that with a lifeguard present, their safety is secure, but sadly people still drown each year even in swimming areas with lifeguard supervision. If the lifeguard is negligent or improperly trained, he or she may not be able to save a life or prevent injury as expected. If you suspect improper training led to a drowning or other aquatic accident in your family, a skilled drowning lawyer at The Doan Law Firm, P.C. will aggressively pursue the appropriate legal action to compensate for your suffering.

Lifeguarding Requires Proper Certification

A lifeguard needs to be more than a good swimmer and an attentive person. He or she needs to have proper certification and regular training updates. The United States Lifeguard Standards Coalition recommends that lifeguard-training courses cover CPR/AED, first aid and oxygen supplement, blood pathogens, rescue skills, and shallow- and deep-water certification. Because most certifications are only valid for two years, lifeguards should update their training at least that often. Reputable training programs include the Red Cross, YMCA, and Safe Swim. Other programs may not provide the comprehensive training or demand trainees meet the rigorous standards needed to actually protect life in an emergency.

Legal Representation Can Win You Compensation

Victims and their families should not wait to seek legal counsel. In drowning deaths or other accidents, filing a lawsuit in a timely manner is key for the success of the case. Consult with a qualified drowning attorney with the knowledge and experience to attain the best results possible. Contact The Doan Law Firm, P.C. today. Attorney Jimmy Doan will review your case for free - with no obligation - and give you the information you need to make an informed decision.

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