Drowning Accident Lawyers

Swimming Pool Drownings or Other Water Related Accidents

Accidents always take place unexpectedly and sometimes they cause immeasurable damage. The most upsetting is the accident leading to the death of a loved one.Death by drowning is most common for children in swimming pools, but drownings can occur wherever water is present.

Drowning accidents can be prevented and occur in any body of water large and small. Whether the body of water is as large as a lake or the ocean, or small as a bathtub or even toilet…depending on the victim and the circumstances any body of water can cause a drowning and may be prevented. In situations where a drowning occurs due to the property owner’s negligence, our drowning accident lawyers may be able to file a lawsuit against the owner.

Drownings can be a result of several types of negligence;

    • Lack of child supervision by parents or caregivers
    • Inadequate safety precautions or proper equipment in child care facilities
    • City and municipalities failing to provide adequate signage, preventing access or providing a safe premises for public use
    • Private pool owners not securing the pool area
    • Defective installation of gates or fences and railings
    • Inadequate training of lifeguards or the absence of lifeguard or lack of and more…

Drownings statistics reveal that around 10 people lose their lives by accidental drowning every day. People who lose their loved ones by drowning may believe that the loss of life was caused by a natural phenomenon but there can be another angle to the incident. In order to learn the other angle of the incident one needs to hire expert drowning accident lawyerswho are well aware of all the statutes of law regarding swimming pool and water safety. An experienced personal injury attorney will investigate the causes of death in a drowning accident and hold the responsible party liable to pay a handsome compensation.

Drowning Accident Liability and Your Right For Compensation

When our drowning accident lawyers file a claim for compensation regarding drowning accidents, they study all the details to determine what fair compensation will be . It is important to call us soon as the incident takes place so we can talk to the police and witnesses to get all the details. Usually in drowning cases, the operator or the owner of the facility is held responsible as it is his job to make proper arrangements to ensure safety of swimmers while they are swimming. If the drowning occurred in on public premises certain laws require city and municipal organizations to provide adequate safety features (such as lifeguards, signage, railings and fencing) and we’ll determine if there any negligence that could have prevented the drowning.

These drowning accident lawyers will determine damages and get fair compensation for all medical bills, financial loss caused due to loss of life of the drowned, and pain and suffering. Most importantly, as a result of our efforts we hope to help enforce or implement new laws to prevent future drowning accidents from happening.

Ginsburg and Associates will hold responsible parties liable and deal with the insurance companies to both expedite claims, fight for settlements and get you fair compensation. Our attorneys are prepared and capable of court litigation to reach a positive verdict in your case. If someone you know or a family member has drowned in the Philadelphia PA & Cherry Hill NJ area, contact Ginsburg & Associates for a Free Consultation at 215-564-4400 or you can email us at info@ginsburg-law.com. If you have a potential case for our drowning accident lawyers to look at now, complete our Case Information Form.

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