Before you can enjoy pool-hopping and hot dogs on the grill this Memorial Day, it’s important to consider some pool safety tips. Memorial Day unfortunately marks a heightened risk of drownings and other pool accidents. Continue reading to discover the most important pool safety precautions to consider this Memorial Day to have a fun and safe holiday. If you have been injured in a swimming pool accident that was caused by negligence, reach out to a knowledgeable and understanding personal injury attorney who will assist you through your journey to compensation. Contact our firm today to schedule an initial consultation.
Pool Safety Tips to Consider
Before we cannonball into the summer season, there are precautions to take while we spend time by the pool. It is important to consider the following pool safety tips to avoid accidents and injuries:
- Never leave a child unattended in or around the water
- Be sure that there is proper covers, alarms, barrier, and fencing surrounding the pool
- Have someone on the property who can perform CPR if necessary
- Do not allow electronic devices near the pool
- Ensure the pool has drain covers
- Do not swim while intoxicated
- Be sure that everyone swimming understands where the shallow parts of the pool start and stop
- Ensure that all guests can swim property if the pool is too deep for guests to stand comfortably in the water
- When the pool is not in use, stow away portable latter to avoid children from having access to the pool
Am I eligible for compensation following a pool accident?
If you have been injured in a pool accident that was caused by the negligence of the pool owner, you may be eligible for compensation. Being involved in a pool accident can lead to severe injuries if not death. A compassionate attorney will understand your pull to fight for your right to compensation.
The first step you will have to take in order to achieve this compensation is to retain the services of an experienced personal injury attorney. They will first prove that your accident was caused by the pool owner’s failure to ensure the lawful standard of care and safety. This will be supported by evidence that they will collect including medical documentation regarding your injures, photos of the hazard that caused your accident, and witnesses.
Don’t hesitate to contact our personal injury attorney today to discuss how we can walk you through the legal process ahead. Our firm is here to help.
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If you have been injured in an accident due to no fault of your own, you need an attorney who truly cares about your right to heal. Contact Merricks Law Group today.