SOUTH CAROLINA SWIMMING POOL ACCIDENT LAWYER
Swimming Pool Accident Lawyers
Plenty of residential properties and hotels all throughout South Carolina have swimming pools on the premises. Swimming is an enjoyable activity and great exercise for people of all ages. However, the threat of death by drowning is a very clear and present danger in any size pool. If not properly maintained and secured, swimming pool accidents can happen easily. The potential for a slip and fall accident is high due to the water and wet walking area around the pool. Severe head and neck injuries can occur when swimmers dive into shallow pools. Without proper warning signs and rules posted around the pool, injured swimmers can seek financial restitution with the help of a swimming pool accident lawyer.
Swimming Pool Accident Injuries
Swimming pool accidents injuries can range from mild to severe, and in some cases, even fatal. Slip and fall accidents are common around pools and can result in the following injuries:
- Head Injuries
- Broken Bones
- Torn Ligaments
- Dislocated Joints
Inappropriate or unsupervised diving may cause even more serious and severe injuries that can require extensive and ongoing medical treatment. They include:
- Head Trauma
- Traumatic Brain Injury
- Spinal Cord Injury
As scary as these injuries seem, they can be avoided with the understanding and application of swimming pool safety rules. To learn more about swimming pool safety, click here.
Swimming Pool Accident Negligence
Injured swimmers must prove negligence of pool owners or custodians before attempting to acquire compensation for injuries sustained in or around the swimming pool. Negligence in swimming pool accidents includes:
- Lack of safety precausions
- Failure to post rules and warning signs
- Failure to mark pool depth
- Lack of surrounding fence
- Neglectful acts of lifeguards
- Neglectful acts of pool facility employees
The High Cost of Swimming Pool Injuries
The severe injuries listed above can be extremely costly and can leave the victim in financial ruin. The need for emergency medical services and ambulance transportation to the hospital are just the beginning of the extensive medical bills that can mount quickly. The emergency treatment at the hospital and recovery time only adds to it. Then there is the possible rehabilitation and physical therapy bills afterwards. If you were injured in a swimming pool accident due to someone else’s negligence, why should you be stuck paying for all of these medical bills yourself?
Let our personal injury lawyers fight for your legal rights and get you the financial compensation you deserve. We have an experienced legal team that is ready to go to work by handling negotiations with liable parties and insurance companies on your behalf. Our aggressive litigators will fight for you in court, should your case go to trial.
Our Swimming Pool Accident Attorneys Will Fight For You
Eyewitness testimony can be obtained from the scene of your accident as there are usually groups of people around pools at a given time. These testimonies can help support your claim of negligence by the liable party and can be used during negotiations and also in court. We can also gather statements from medical experts pertaining to the extent of all of your immediate injuries as well as future treatment and rehabilitation time. These expert statements can give us the full scope of your medical costs which are used to help determine what we consider full and fair compensation. We can do all this and whatever else it takes to ensure you receive the maximum amount of compensation to which you are entitled.
Contact Us Today
If you have been injured in a South Carolina swimming pool accident or someone you love was injured or drowned in a swimming pool, please contact Joe and Martin Injury Attorneys at (843) 357-8000, or fill out an online form. We understand what a painful time this can be for you and your family, and we want you to know we are always available to help you get through it.