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Fight For Your Rights After a Swimming Pool Accident

Over 200 people lose their lives in New York swimming pool drowning accidents annually. Even more people die in drowning accidents at beaches, lakes, and other natural waterways in the state. The Doan Law Firm drowning accident team tracks what is being done to lower the rate of these types of deaths each year. Unfortunately, the death rate associated with drownings is not dropping. Our firm represents families who have lost loved ones as the result of these devastating accidents.

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Preventable Child Drowning Deaths

The largest number of people who die in New York pool accidents each year are children. Most of these are children under the age of five. Nothing is more shocking than this crucial fact: Nearly all of these child drowning deaths could have been avoided. They never should have happened. 99 percent of child pool drowning accident deaths were the result of negligence. In fact, nearly all swimming pool accidents (no matter the age of the victim) occur because of someone else’s negligence.

Overview of Regulated New York Swimming Pool Locations

The state of New York tracks the locations of swimming pools across the state. These are pools that are regulated, at least to some degree, by the state. The data collected by the state reveals that 58 percent of swimming pools in New York are located at or run by:

  • Apartment complexes
  • Aquatic amusement centers
  • Health clubs
  • Homeowner associations
  • Mobile home parks
  • Municipal facilities
  • Schools
  • Spas
  • YMCA facilities

Approximately 20 percent of New York swimming pools are located at hotels, motels, resorts, and other lodging locations. 8 percent are located at camps for children.

The drowning rate at these various swimming pool locations is generally proportionate to the percentage of pools in each in category. There is one exception: less than 1 percent of swimming pools are run directly by the state of New York, however, the drowning death rate is proportionately higher at these types of facilities.

Residential Swimming Pools in New York

There are thousands of residential swimming pools located across New York. The precise number is not tallied because the state does not have the same level or regulatory authority over private swimming pools. Data regarding residential pools largely comes in the form of building permits when new construction is proposed.

Tragedy strikes throughout the year at residential swimming pools. This includes drowning deaths as well as other aquatic accidents in which victims of someone else’s negligence sustain significant injuries, including permanent disabilities in many instances.

Why Doan Law Firm

The Doan Law Firm swimming pool accident lawyer team fights tirelessly for you. Attorney Jimmy Doan, founder of the law firm, is involved in each and every drowning accident case. Jimmy is recognized as a national authority on drowning cases. He oftentimes is called upon to assist other law firms in swimming pool drowning accident and other types of aquatic incident cases.

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The Doan Law Firm has an attorney fee guarantee. We will never charge an attorney fee in your case unless we win for you. Our legal team is dedicated to fight diligently to obtain justice, accountability, and the compensation you deserve in your case. We fight to win – and to win big!

Schedule an Initial Consultation Today

You can reach Jimmy Doan and the rest of the New York team any time of the day or night by calling us at (800) 349-0000. We can arrange an initial consultation for you with an experienced, compassionate drowning accident attorney at our offices located at:

The Doan Law Firm
14 Wall Street
20th Floor
New York, New York 10005
(800) 349-0000

We can also arrange an initial consultation at your home or any other location convenient for you. As a nationwide drowning accident and drowning death law firm, we have 40 offices located across the country. A virtual case evaluation with one of our lawyers can be scheduled online as well. There is a never a fee charged for an initial consultation with a Doan Law Firm attorney.

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