Every year, pools in the Kansas City area are the scene of perfectly avoidable tragedies, many of them involving children. Drownings, near-drownings, people slipping and hitting their heads, diving accidents resulting in serious spinal injury, people scalded by overheated spas and Jacuzzis, people getting sick because of the chemicals and unsavory biology in the water, there are many ways to be injured having fun in the water.
Drowning accidents and swimming injuries occur at every kind of pool, including:
Some of the worst pool injuries occur in private homes. There are even pools on most cruise ships.
In many cases, these injuries could have been avoided with greater attention to safety: The presence of lifeguards, access to life buoys, drains and valves that don’t suck children into them, security precautions that protect against harm, signs properly warning of the dangers nearby, and more. If you’ve been injured by negligence, turn to our premises liability attorneys Kansas City now.
Mayer & Rosenberg, P.C. is a firm believer that operators and hosts who allow avoidable injuries to occur must be held to account for the good of the next child and the next family to go into the water.
If you have been injured in a pool in which the owner, operator, or designer was negligent, talk to our personal injury attorneys in Kansas City about your prospects for compensation. We have helped many individuals and families go forward after a serious accident while playing.
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