Just about any day of the year, we south Floridians have the advantage of being able to soak up the sun poolside. Our houses, condos, apartments, hotels, health & fitness centers and even municipalities have been surrounded by swimming pools of every shape and size. It’s just a part of the lifestyle.
Unfortunately, few of us take time to consider many of the safety concerns of owning and operating a swimming pool. When our kids go to someone’s home where there is a swimming pool, the risk for injury may be higher than you think. According to the Center For Disease Control & Prevention, the second leading cause of accidental injury-related death among children ages 1 to 14 is drowning. The same studies show that, for children ages 1 to 4, drowning is the #1 cause of accident injury-related death.
Even non-fatal swimming pool injuries can result in lifelong consequences. For instance, brain damage caused by swimming pool injuries has been known to result in long-term disabilities. This could include learning disabilities, memory loss, or even permanent loss of basic functioning. In addition, close to 80% of the children who were involved in severe or fatal swimming pool injuries were away from adult supervision for less than 5 minutes.
At Neufeld, Kleinberg & Pinkiert, PA, our Aventura catastrophic injury and wrongful death attorneys have unparalleled experience in handling sensitive, complicated actions involving accidents of every kind.
If your child has suffered injury from a swimming pool accident our skilled team Aventura accident attorneys has the wherewithal to help uncover every pertinent detail for the benefit of your case. Our experience includes obtaining key testimony from top physicians and about the impacts of client injuries, and the effect it has on their families and the changes to their quality of life.
Your child deserves the kind of treatment only the best doctors and health care professionals can provide. Presenting an accurate look at what the future care should look like as well as putting together the most reliable testimony is the aim of every member of the Neufeld, Kleinberg, & Pinkiert team.
In cases where wrongful death may have occurred, our job is to ensure that the burdens and complications of a walking through an appropriate and fitting lawsuit are off your shoulders so that you and your family can focus on walking through the grieving process with strength. We strive to communicate with out clients in such a way that they can put their confidence in our well-balanced team of experienced attorneys and legal professionals.
If you have questions regarding a swimming pool-related injury, we can be reached anytime. Contact us online right away and you can set up your no-fees appointment to talk through your story.