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Category: Swimming Accidents

Florida Laws Regarding Residential Pools

August 27, 2018 | Category: Swimming Accidents

NBC7 San Diego reported on June 11, 2018 that Emeline Miller, the 19-month-old daughter of Olympic skier, Bode Miller, drowned in a residential swimming pool. Paramedics tried unsuccessfully to revive her. The Miller drowning is a tragedy, and we feel it is important to remind parents and guardians to always be vigilant around swimming pools, and to know Florida’s laws regarding residential pools.

Injury Risks Associated With Swimming Pools

September 21, 2017 | Category: Personal Injury, Swimming Accidents

Swimming pools can pose serious injury risks to both swimmers and persons engaged in activities near the pool itself.  Media reports of drowning incidents and pool negligence are common, and the statistics reveal an unfortunate reality.  According to the Consumer Product Safety Commission, on the basis of studies conducted by the National Swimming Pool Institute and the National Safety Council, in the United States alone there are well over one million pools, with nearly 50,000 suffering...

Make Your Beach Trips Fun and Safe

July 4, 2014 | Category: Swimming Accidents

For the native and tourist alike, time spent at the beach can be some of the most fun and relaxing time we enjoy all year. But beaches have many dangers that are not always readily apparent, and which could spoil a vacation and lead to serious injury.  

Preventing Swimming Pool/Spa Accidents

June 13, 2014 | Category: Swimming Accidents

According to the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission), approximately 300 children under the age of 5 die every year as a result of drowning, and more than 2,000 are sent to the hospital. About 65% of these accidents occurred in pools owned by the child's own family. 

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