Your Rights In A Florida Swimming Pool Drowning Case

By |2018-04-25T09:25:56-07:00April 27th, 2018|Drowning, Personal Injury|

In the Sunshine State, swimming pool drownings are the leading cause of unintentional death for children under 5. Moreover, for every victim that dies, five others are rushed to the emergency room with serious injuries. These wounds often involve brain damage and other injuries which have a devastating effect on both the victim and the [...]

What You Need To Know About Residential Swimming Pool Injuries

By |2017-08-10T13:46:38-07:00August 11th, 2017|Drowning, Personal Injury|

Eighty percent of the 7,000 swimming pool drowning deaths that occur each year happen in backyard spas or pools. This figure does not include the number of swimming pool and spa poisonings, because sometimes owners overuse toxic cleaning chemicals, like chlorine and bromine. This figure also does not include the number of serious swimming pool [...]

Understanding Swimming Pool Drownings

By |2017-04-13T05:58:22-07:00April 13th, 2017|Drowning, Personal Injury, Premises Liability, Wrongful Death|

Drowning is the leading cause of unintentional death for children under four, and for every one fatality, five are treated in hospital emergency rooms for serious injuries. A submerged person develops serious brain damage in about four minutes, and after just six minutes, there is a significant risk of coma and death. These statistics, as [...]

Swimming Pool Drowning In North Florida

By |2016-10-04T10:47:26-07:00October 7th, 2016|Drowning, Personal Injury, Premises Liability|

A 10-year-old girl drowned after she apparently fell into a hotel swimming pool in Jacksonville. According to witnesses and the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office, the girl and three caregivers, who were described as “young family members,” visited the pool at the Hilton Garden Inn. After the girl fell in, two children tried to revive her while [...]

Things To Know While Swimming This Summer

By |2016-07-19T11:28:32-07:00June 22nd, 2016|Drowning, Personal Injury, Premises Liability|

Eight out of ten public swimming pools in the Sunshine State are at risk for immediate closure due to public health violations, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Safety equipment violations, disinfectant concentration violations, and pool chemical safety violations were the top three categories; there was more than one infraction at 80 [...]

Drowning in Reality

By |2016-07-19T11:39:40-07:00October 9th, 2015|Drowning, Personal Injury, Wrongful Death|

This summer, a three-year-old boy was found dead in Disney World’s Art of Animation Resort Pool after drowning. His family was in and out of the pool when the adults realized they lost sight of the boy. Three lifeguards and his father found him at the bottom of a shallow part of the pool. After [...]