Swimming pools are a must to beat the heat in Florida, but along with the refreshment come dangers and risks that we sometimes have no control over. When pool safety and maintenance regulations aren’t followed, accidents occur.
These accidents can be extremely dangerous and even deadly. It’s not unusual for children who have been injured in a pool accident to have lifelong challenges stemming from their injuries. This forever changes a family’s “normal” and adds hardships that did not exist before the accident.
In situations like this, it is always worthwhile to consult a personal injury attorney at The Beregovich Law Firm to see if the facility was negligent in any way and if that negligence could have led to the injuries sustained. If so, we may be able to secure compensation for the injured party to help cover medical and long-term expenses that are a result of the accident.
Regulations Exist For A Reason
Florida swimming pools and waterparks are governed by many safety regulations and guidelines that are designed to protect guests from injury. Unfortunately, they aren’t always followed or maintenance is allowed to lapse. When this happens, accidents occur. Some conditions that lead to pool accidents or drowning are: