According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), drowning is the fifth leading cause of unintentional death in the United States, taking the lives of 10 people every single day. With these horrific statistics, it should be no surprise that premises liability cases based on swimming pool injuries can be both contentious and emotionally taxing.
If you or someone you loved sustained injuries because a property owner failed to exercise reasonable care in the maintenance or oversight of his or her swimming pool, contact the law firm of Will Ferguson & Associates today.
Liability for Swimming Pool Injuries
Liability for swimming pool injuriesis based on general principles of negligence. As with many premises liability cases, the essential question is: did an owner reasonable exercise reasonable care to prevent this particular type of injury from occurring on his or her property? The answer to this question will often depend on a variety of factors including whether the injured party was an invited guest or trespasser.
As a distinct subset of premises liability law, cases involving swimming pool injuries are unique and may allow for the imposition of liability based upon a legal principle known as “attractive nuisance” for child victims.
If your child has suffered a swimming pool injury or drowning death on the property of another, you may be entitled to compensation.To have one of our experienced premises liability attorneys review your case, contact Will Ferguson & Associates and set up a free consultation today.
Why do you need an attorney?
In swimming pool liability cases, where the increased likelihood of minor victims suffering catastrophic injuries, including traumatic brain injury and wrongful death can lead to a variety of legal complications and litigation delays, having the counsel, support, and guidance of a skilled attorney may be essential.
Find Your Attorney Early
Swimming pool liability cases often center around traumatic circumstances that can make it difficult for victims and their families to focus in the aftermath of such a tragedy, but it is important to makea meeting with an attorney one of your top priorities.
The early retention of an attorney will allow the process of evidence collection, retention and inspection to begin before critical evidence is lost or destroyed and will ensure that any applicable procedural requirements are complied with before it is too late.
Why choose Will Ferguson & Associates?
The attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates have extensive experience handling a variety of premises liability cases, including those involving injuries sustained as a result of the negligent maintenance or oversight of a swimming pool. We are passionate about holding responsible parties accountable for their wrongdoing and, as the largest personal injury law firm in New Mexico, we are well prepared to manage any complications that may arise in your case.
As our high rankings and stellar reviews demonstrate, you can trust the attorneys at Will Ferguson & Associates to be dedicated, vigilant, and professional. In fact, we operate on a contingency basis, so our clients do not pay unless they are successful. Call and book a free consultation with one of our experienced swimming pool liability attorneys today!