Louisville Swimming Pool Injuries
As enjoyable as swimming pools can be, they also present a significant risk of injury and death. Property owners must maintain their swimming pools to ensure that guests have a safe and enjoyable experience. If property owners fail to take reasonable measures to satisfy necessary safety standards, they put all guests in harm’s way. When a negligent property owner is responsible for the pain that your family is going through, our Louisville swimming pool attorneys tirelessly advocate for you.
At Sampson Law Firm, we understand the challenges families face following a swimming pool accident, especially when they lose a loved one in a drowning incident. Though our lawyers can’t undo the pain you’ve already experienced, we can fight to recover the resources that you need to heal and move on with your life.
Since 1997, our firm has fought for injured Kentucky residents. In that time, we have established a reputation of putting our clients first and relentlessly pursuing their claims. If you or a loved one has been injured at a swimming pool and you believe the owner acted negligently, call Sampson Law Firm today at (502) 584-5050 to set up a free, confidential consultation.
Why Hire a Swimming Pool Injury Lawyer?
Pursuing personal injury or premises liability claims is complex, which is why you need the support of a skilled lawyer. Successfully recovery of a settlement depends on your ability to prove that the property owner was negligent and that their negligence directly resulted in your injuries. Since the burden of proof is on you as the victim, you need a lawyer who will investigate your claim and build an airtight argument on your behalf.
Your lawyer will help you determine if you’re eligible to file a claim and ultimately pursue all liable parties. An attorney will help you through the often tiresome process of gathering and presenting relevant evidence. When you hire an attorney, you have access to their firm’s resources. Our lawyers are equipped to support your case through interviewing witnesses, performing legal research, and consulting with or hiring experts.
After suffering from swimming pool injuries, your top priority should be recovering your health. Unfortunately, injuries often force victims to deal with a host of other stressors like missing work and scraping money together to pay for medical expenses. Hiring an experienced lawyer allows you to dedicate valuable time to your recovery, rather than your legal affairs.
Why Choose Sampson Law Firm to Handle Your Case?
At Sampson Law Firm we firmly believe that when someone else’s negligence has caused you harm, you shouldn’t cover the bill for their mistakes. We have seen time and again, the physical and financial damage that property owner negligence causes. We are committed to putting our clients’ needs first and working diligently to pursue their just compensation. We have a great deal of experience representing injured Kentucky residents, and we are prepared to put this knowledge to work for you to support your case.
At Sampson Law Firm, our decades of experience with Kentucky personal injury and premises liability law enables us to take on even the most complex swimming pool injury cases. We can represent you if you or someone you know has been injured or has died as a result of negligent pool operation. We will work on your behalf to pursue damages to cover costs associated with the following:
- Medical Bills
- Lost Wages
- Pain and Suffering
Our track record over the past 20 years has distinguished our firm as one with a history of exemplary legal work. Our founding attorney, Jeffrey Sampson, has been consistently ranked as among the best attorneys in the state by the Kentucky Trial Court Review. We have decades of experience in personal injury and premises liability cases and will skillfully represent you in your pool injury case. When you hire Sampson Law Firm to represent your injury case, you can feel confident knowing that skilled legal professionals are working on your behalf at every turn.
Swimming Pool Injury Cases We Handle
Pools present a variety of safety hazards that are exacerbated by improper pool maintenance. The Center for Disease Control reports that there are roughly ten deaths per day due to non-boating related drowning incidents each year in the United States. They have also found that about 20 percent of these fatalities occur with children aged 14 and under and for every death, five more children go to the emergency room.
Sadly, drowning is a common cause of death in children aged 1 to 4 and the fifth-highest cause of unintentional death for all age groups. Swimming pools present several risks of non-lethal injury as well which include:
- Brain damage – When a swimmer is trapped underwater, oxygen deprivation can lead to permanent brain damage and death.
- Infections – When poorly cleaned, pools present a risk of infection, especially if swimmers have open wounds.
- Cuts – Rough surfaces, broken ladders, and other features can lead to cuts and serious infection.
- Broken bones – Slippery, uneven surfaces commonly lead to slip and fall accidents which can easily cause fractures and broken bones.
- Electrocutions – Poor planning, construction, and open electrical circuits near the pool present lethal threats to guests.
Swimming pools have numerous maintenance requirements that when followed, serve the safety of all pool-goers. When pool operators fail to maintain their property, they act negligently. If a pool owner acts negligently and you are injured at a pool, you may be eligible to file a Kentucky pool injury claim. Our team is ready to help.
Contact a Louisville Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer Today
If you or someone you know have been the victim of a property owner’s negligence, get in touch with a Louisville swimming pool injury lawyer. Call us today at (502) 584-5050 to schedule a free consultation to explore your legal options. We’re ready to work with you to fight for the resources you deserve.