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Summer Is the Season of Fatal Pool Accidents [Infographic]

Posted on July 17, 2016 in

Summer is a wonderful time to enjoy the outdoors – and to cool off in swimming pools. While a lot fun can be had at pools and waterparks, however, accidents can and do happen.

In fact, according to some of the latest findings,1 every year in the U.S., an average of 5,600 people seek emergency medical care for pool-related injuries, and nearly 3 in every 4 of these injuries impacts a child younger than 5 years. What’s potentially more tragic is the fact that children are most often the victims of fatal pool accidents – and that many of these accidents are preventable

To help you and your loved ones minimize your risk of a pool accident and injuries this summer (and beyond), here’s an infographic that reveals some of the most common causes of pool accidents, followed by safety types on how to avoid these accidents.

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If you or a loved one has been hurt in a pool accident (or any type of accident on someone else’s property), Lakewood Personal Injury Lawyer James L. Finegan is here for you, ready to help you advocate your rights to justice and compensation. For more than three decades, our firm has been dedicated to helping the victims of negligence craft the strongest possible cases and bring these cases to successful resolutions.

This means that you can rely on Lakewood Attorney James L. Finegan to effectively represent you, vigorously stand up for your rights, and help you obtain the best possible outcome to your case.

To learn more about your rights and legal options during a free, no obligations case evaluation, call (303) 980-5511 or (888) 980-5511. You can also send our firm an email via the contact form on this page.

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1: From authorities at the Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC)