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Although swimming pools are particularly dangerous for children, anyone can become a victim of a swimming pool accident. Texas has the sixth most swimming pools of any state in the U.S. On a hot Texas day, there is nothing quite as refreshing as a nice dip in a swimming pool. Because so many houses have pools, the likelihood of swimming accidents is high in our state. Homeowners have additional responsibilities they must abide when they decide to purchase a house with a pool or get a pool installed. If you or a loved one has been injured contact a Texas swimming pool accident attorney at The Miller Law Firm for a free case evaluation.
Every year thousands of people die in swimming pools. Additionally, lack of oxygen to the brain can induce a coma, permanent memory loss, loss of motor skills and difficulty with learning new things. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report that there are roughly 3,500 accidental drownings in the US every year. Moreover, drowning is the leading cause of death for children ages 1 to 4.
Swimming Pool Hazards
Swimming pools and their surroundings can be very dangerous. Here is a list of swimming pool hazards that could lead to injuries:
- No pool fence, or gate left open/unlocked
- Diving into shallow water
- Lack of life preservers
- Slip and fall hazards
- Low water levels
- Broken or damaged pool components
- Broken glass in or around pool
- Ladder injuries
- Bacterial infections
Getting the Legal Help You Need from a Texas Swimming Pool Accident Attorney
Property owners are responsible for the safety and well-being of the patrons using their pool facilities. When the owners neglect this responsibility to ensure safety and an accident arises because of it, they should held accountable. Drowning accidents are one of the most common types of wrongful death suits. These accidents leave families devastated. If you or a loved one has been injured in a pool accident you may be wondering what your options are. No matter what type of injury you’re dealing with, it’s important to remember that you have rights. Your best recourse is to hire a personal injury attorney. The Texas Bulldog offers free case evaluations where he can meet with you and learn what happened, discuss your legal options and answer any questions you may have.
How Much Will It Cost to Hire a Texas Swimming Pool Accident Attorney
The Texas Bulldog will never charge anything unless he wins your case. We have a contingency fee contract, which means The Miller Law Firm LLP will not get paid unless you recover money. Additionally, our firm will cover all the costs associated with researching your case, prosecuting and litigation. We will also cover the costs of doctor visits, court visits, loans for living expenses and if we need to hire an expert for trial. If The Texas Bulldog wins your case, we’re reimbursed those costs. If we’re not successful, then we lose those costs.
Contact Our Law Firm
At The Miller Law Firm, we focus on helping injured victims and their families get the most they deserve of their financial recovery. We know that the success of your case depends on our hard work and dedication. Our attorneys will always go the extra mile from the initial investigation through all facets of the legal process to help you get the best outcome possible. The Texas Bulldog will fight aggressively to ensure that you receive a favorable outcome for your case, whether negotiating with an insurance company or taking a case to trial. Contact Us today by calling 713-572-3333 to schedule a free consultation. Our attorneys are available to discuss how we can help you favorably resolve your case.