It is important to understand the various risks associated with swimming pools. If you were injured in one as a result of a negligent pool owner, you may be entitled to financial compensation. Keep reading and give our firm a call today to speak with one of our dedicated and experienced Washington D.C. injury attorneys.
What causes swimming pool accidents in Washington D.C.?
There are a number of different ways that swimming pool accidents can occur, however, unfortunately, most of them are preventable and can, thus be traced back to swimming pool owner negligence. It is important to keep in mind that all swimming pool owners are responsible for notifying everybody of potential safety hazards, via wet floor signs, announcements regarding whether or not the pool has a safe diving area, and more. Furthermore, pool owners should put the necessary barriers, fences, and otherwise in place to ensure children or adults do not accidentally slip and drown. Pool owners should also always ensure children are constantly under supervision while swimming, and that all adults are not swimming under the influence of drugs or alcohol. When pool owners fail to take these actions, very severe accidents, such as slip and falls, can occur as a result. If you or a loved one are facing the consequences of a swimming pool accident, do not hesitate to reach out to our firm today to discuss your options. We are on your side.
What should I do if I have been injured in a swimming pool accident?
In the event that you were injured in a swimming pool accident, there are a number of different steps you should take to help ensure you win the compensation to need to heal. First, you will want to call the police, who will also send an ambulance to transport you to a hospital for treatment. From here, take pictures of the safety hazard that caused your accident, and try to obtain surveillance footage of your accident if there is any. Once treated, ensure you receive your medical records detailing the origin and extent of your injuries. Finally, retain the services of an experienced Washington D.C. personal injury attorney who has extensive background knowledge of the claims process and who will work to gather and present all other evidence needed to satisfy the burden of proof. For any further questions related to your case, do not hesitate to give our firm a call today. We are here to help you through every step of the claims process ahead. We look forward to hearing from you.
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