Swimming Pool Accidents
Central Florida Swimming Pool Injury Lawyer
Sparkling swimming pools are as much a part of Florida culture as sandy beaches and orange groves. Yet, swimming pools, diving boards, and hot tubs can pose a significant risk of serious injury and even death if proper safety measures are not followed.
If you or someone you love was injured in or around a swimming pool, please contact a swimming pool accident attorney at The Umansky Law Firm in Orlando today to arrange a free consultation and case evaluation.
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352 people in Florida died as a result of drowning while another 5,099 were injured in non-fatal drowning accidents, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control. Nationwide, drowning remains the second-leading cause of injury-related death for children ages 1 to 14 years.
Serious, Permanent Injury
Nonfatal drowning can cause brain damage that results in long-term disabilities ranging from memory problems and learning disabilities to the permanent loss of basic functioning (that is, a permanent vegetative state). Our Florida lawyers will file a drowning lawsuit to help you obtain financial compensation for the injuries and loses you or your deceased loved one endured.
Swimming pool and diving board accidents are associated with a high risk of spinal cord injury such as paraplegia and quadriplegia that can leave victims paralyzed for life. Exposure to toxic pool chemicals can also cause severe injury.
Whether your swimming pool injury happened at a municipal pool, apartment complex, private home, hotel, or school, we will investigate the claim thoroughly to determine exactly what happened and who is liable.
- Did the pool owner fail to protect you from hazards?
- Did the pool maintenance company fail to properly store pool chemicals?
- Did the diving board manufacturer produce a dangerous or defective product?
If you would like to discuss a swimming pool accident with one of our Orlando accident attorneys, please contact The Umansky Law Firm today for a free consultation.