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West Palm Beach Swimming Pool Accident Lawyers
A day at the pool can end in tragedy if pool grounds are not properly maintained. A pool owner’s negligence can easily lead to accidents that result in an array of injuries, and even death in the worst cases. In fact, over 400 Florida residents died from drowning in 2014.
Swimming pool injuries can leave victims and families with seemingly endless pain, suffering, and medical bills. If this is the case for you, know that you do not have to handle this alone.
The compassionate attorneys of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. believe negligent pool owners should be held accountable to the fullest extent of the law when their carelessness injures innocent people. If you or a loved one have been hurt in a pool accident in West Palm Beach, you have the right to seek financial compensation.
Let Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. help you get the settlement you need to heal with as little stress as possible. Give us a call today at 561.689.8180 or fill out our online form for a free initial consultation.
Do I need an attorney if I’ve been injured in a swimming pool accident?
When you’re injured in a swimming pool accident, you aren’t just battling the pool owner in your quest for compensation. You’re battling their insurance company, which will likely do whatever it takes to downplay your injuries and get you to settle for less. You do not have to settle, and you deserve to be taken seriously. That’s where a lawyer comes in.
With strong legal representation on your side, you can focus on your recovery while your attorney handles the legalities and insurance companies on your behalf. Premises liability laws can be complicated to navigate, but an experienced attorney will have the skills and resources to get you the compensation you deserve for your injuries. It is always best to seek the guidance of a lawyer in these injury cases.
Why should I choose Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. to handle my swimming pool accident case?
The knowledgeable lawyers of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. are a top choice for injured victim representation because we have what it takes to hold negligent property owners accountable. All of our partners are board-certified, and we have the combined experience necessary to provide maximum settlements to all of our clients.
We gain most of our cases through word of mouth, which shows how happy our clients are with our work. We treat each client with the specialized attention their case needs. We know that funds are often a deterrent in injured victims seeking legal help, which is why we work on a contingency fee basis. This means you won’t owe us a cent unless we win your case. We also have three different locations in West Palm Beach and surrounding areas, but if necessary, we will travel to you. To get started on your free initial consultation, all you have to do is give us a call at 561.689.8180 or fill out our contact form online.
Common Swimming Pool Accident Injuries
Pools are often great places to spend hot summer days, but they carry all sorts of risks. When pool owners fail to properly warn guests of hazards, any number of injuries can occur, especially on crowded days. Common injuries that happen around pools include:
- Slip and fall injuries: Running, or even walking, around the wet areas immediately surrounding a pool can lead to various slip and fall injuries including strains, sprains, cuts, and even broken bones.
- Diving board injuries: Most diving boards have weight limits, and they should be used in deep ends only. If diving boards are not used properly, they can cause lacerations and deep bruising of the head, neck, and face.
- Drowning: If lifeguards fail in their duty to monitor the safety of patrons in their pools, drowning can unfortunately occur. Drowning can result in permanent brain damage and death in the worst cases.
Who can be held liable for my swimming pool injury?
Liability will depend on the specific nature of your pool injury case. If you were invited to use the pool, by either a home owner or pool owner, the owner can be held liable for your injuries. If you followed all signage and protocol of a public pool and were still injured, the owner of the public pool can be held liable for your injuries. In addition, Florida private resident owners are responsible for maintaining the safety of their own pools, so they can be held liable for injuries in residence accident cases. To learn more about how liability may apply in your case, call us at 561.689.8180 to get started on your free consultation.
What types of compensation can I pursue?
Injured victims can be eligible for several types of compensation in swimming pool accident cases. Compensation types may include present and future medical bills, wages lost from time off of work, and general amounts for the pain and suffering caused by your injuries. Our attorneys at Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. can help you determine which compensation types may be available in your case when you call us at 561.689.8180 or go online to start your free consultation.
Contact Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. For Help Today
At Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A., you’re more than just a case number. We treat all of our injured clients with compassion and individualized attention in order to achieve the best possible outcomes in their cases. We operate on a contingency fee basis so that costs aren’t a factor. We also do so because we’re confident in our ability to help you seek justice.
If you’ve been hurt in a swimming pool accident, contact the experienced attorneys of Schuler, Halvorson, Weisser, Zoeller, Overbeck & Baxter P.A. today. If you can’t come to us, we can come to you. We’re ready to take your call at 561.689.8180 or fill out our online form to be contacted as soon as possible.