Negligent Pool Maintenance
Drowning Accident Lawyer Handling Cases Nationwide
Each year thousands of individuals, many of them children, are injured or killed in pools due to negligent pool maintenance. Many of these could have been easily avoided if the proper procedures for pool maintenance had been followed. Whether a public or private pool, the owner has the duty to ensure their pool is safe according to state and federal regulations. Each state has their own laws, so retaining the services of a drowning attorney to review your case for possible compensation of your losses is vital to your claim. Some of the common factors that involve negligent pool maintenance that has led to injuries and drowning include:
- Unclear depth markers on the pool
- Lack or improper regular maintenance of pool equipment
- Defective design of pool equipment, such as drains
- Poor water clarity
- Lack of fencing surrounding a pool if required
- Improper closing gates surrounding a pool
- Lack of safety equipment for water safety, such as life rings or shepard hooks
- Unsafe diving boards due to lack of maintenance
- Unsafe step ladders due to lack of maintenance
- Defective pool lights
When anyone violates regulations on pool maintenance, they can be held liable for accidents and injuries suffered as a result of this negligence. By contacting The Doan Law Firm, P.C., a drowning lawyer firm can help you establish exactly what led to you or your loved one's accident and pursue the appropriate party for compensation of your losses.
Consult With an Experienced Drowning Attorney
Obtaining evidence for your case is essential to its outcome. By consulting their office right away, they can preserve evidence such as video tapes of the area, maintenance records, witness statements and any other pertinent documentation that can assist in recovering damages for you and your family. Losing a loved one or suffering severe injuries due to inadequate pool maintenance can be tragic to your family. Allow our caring and compassionate attorney to assist you in pursuing the financial compensation you deserve for your losses. Reach out to their office today so they can set you up with a free consultation!