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Toledo Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer
While swimming can be a fun and healthy way for children to stay active, there are numerous risks present. In fact, young children are especially vulnerable to severe injuries and even drowning. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is one of the top causes of death for children 15 years old and under. If your child or a loved one has suffered injuries in a swimming pool accident, call our Toledo swimming pool accident attorneys at Williams DeClark Tuschman Co. L.P.A. today for help.
Swimming pool accidents can cause serious injuries, including:
Drowning can lead to life-changing injuries if an individual is left without oxygen for a long period of time. If death does not result, the survivor usually has to live with long-term disabilities, memory problems and loss of bodily functions. Make sure that your loved one has the financial resources to cope with their injuries. File a claim with our assistance today.
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Causes Of Swimming Pool Accidents
In swimming pool accidents, property owners are typically the ones held liable for injuries. They have a duty to ensure that their pool is safe and that there is enough warning of any dangers or risks. If a defective part was involved, you may be able to hold the manufacturer of that part liable.
Swimming pool injuries can be caused by:
- Poor maintenance, including failure to make repairs or replace broken lifesaving equipment
- Defective components or equipment, such as slides, pool design, etc.
- Lack of supervision or lifeguards on duty
- Lack of signage
- Lack of barriers
It is important to note that only individuals who are considered guests, patrons or invitees of the property can file a claim. Trespassers and those who are illegally on a property are not eligible for damages.
Interested in filing a claim? Learn more by calling us at 419-719-5195.