Category: Swimming Accidents
Florida ranks No.1 in child fatality rates caused by drowning, and these accidents are preventable.
Summer is here, and many families are enjoying the time off with water activities. Water safety plans are essential for parents and guardians.
If a swimming accident occurs at a pool, lake, river, beach, or public swimming area, our Naples personal injury lawyer can assist you by bringing a claim on your behalf, regardless of the circumstances.
Drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 14 in the United States. Three children tragically die every day.
The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) reports on child-drowning and senior-drowning incidents.
Florida’s beautiful weather attracts thousands of visitors, and we want to be sure they are safe when swimming in pools. Parents magazine reminds parents that drowning can happen fast, even with all we know about preventing it.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a swimming pool accident, Florida law may entitle you to compensation. Contact Attorney Randall Spivey at our Fort Myers accident law firm to learn more about your rights and what you can do to empower yourself under the law.
NBC News reported that ambulances took about 26 people to hospitals, and about two dozen others sought treatment themselves, following a sudden release of chlorine gas at a Utah pool.
Drowning deaths, or near-drowning injuries, can take only a few minutes to occur.
Florida has the dubious distinction of having more children drown than any other state in the nation. Eighty-eight children were remembered at a Vanderbilt Beach ceremony in January.