Questions commonly arise regarding liability when someone is seriously injured or dies in a swimming pool related accident; the liability issue can become even more complex when the accident occurs in a private pool. A near drowning or drowning can result from a wide variety of circumstances including inadequate supervision, defective drains in pools, defective pool fences and gates, defective pumps, etc. In Georgia, thousands of children have died or ended up with severe brain damage after a pool accident or drowning. If you are facing this tragic situation, it is wise to contact an Atlanta drowning lawyer who will explain how the laws apply, who all may be liable, what options are available for pursuing full financial recovery for losses and damages, and more.
It is important to seek a highly skilled Atlanta drowning lawyer with vast experience in helping families of a wrongful death victim. The representative(s) you choose should have a solid basis of experience and knowledge surrounding drowning and pool accident litigation, and should be compassionate, understanding, and knowledgeable. Your lawyer should be aggressive when it comes to seeking compensation for damages suffered as a result of these types of injuries. Public and private pools and hot tubs are all potentially dangerous locations that threaten the lives of children every year.
It is possible that homeowners, municipal swimming pools, motels and hotels, manufacturers of drains and pumps, and athletic clubs may all have some liability in the event that a child is severely injured or dies in a swimming pool or hot tub accident. Accident and drowning claims may arise from conditions such as:
Inadequate supervision by a caretaker may also result in the drowning death or injury to a child. Speak to an Atlanta drowning lawyer to determine all responsible parties.
We understand that if you are the parent or guardian of a child who has drowned or been severely injured that this is a very stressful and difficult time in your life. If the child survived the accident you could be dealing with broken bones, catastrophic head injuries, neck and back injuries, and more. You don’t want to have to deal with the stress of worrying about a lawsuit; let an experienced Atlanta drowning lawyer handle it for you.
Your lawyer’s goal will be to build a strong case against the person, people, and companies responsible for your loved one’s injury. Whether it resulted from negligence or defective equipment, your legal counsel will present a case that identifies those parties responsible and will work to protect your rights while seeking compensation through settlement or trial, for all the damages suffered.
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