Losing a child or loved one in a fatal swimming pool accident or seeing your loved one suffer a brain or spinal cord injury as the result of a pool accident is a devastating and traumatic experience. It may seem impossible to move on with your life after such a tragic event, but obtaining justice through legal action may provide you with the financial support you need and may help prevent other tragic swimming pool deaths or brain and spinal cord injuries.
Injuries and deaths caused by swimming pool accidents in Kansas, Missouri or Arizona are often the result of pool owner negligence. Defective pool equipment or components may also cause dangerous accidents. In either case, if someone was careless or negligent, they should accept responsibility.
If you or someone you love has sustained a brain or spinal cord injury or was killed as the result of a Kansas City pool accident that was caused by the negligence of the pool owner or another party, the dedicated Kansas City swimming pool death attorneys with the Law Offices of Cullan & Cullan, M.D., J.D., can help you take the necessary steps towards obtaining justice and the compensation you need to rebuild your life. Contact us today to learn more about your legal rights and options.
Do You Have a Valid Claim?
The time after a tragic accident can be confusing and overwhelming, but it is important to be aware of the legal options available to you and your family so that you can make the necessary decisions to protect your future. It is best to contact an attorney as soon as possible so that you have the best opportunity to preserve the evidence. The lawyers and the insurance company investigators will be working hard to protect their interests. It is important that you have a team who can preserve the evidence and fight for your rights, as well.
In order to have a successful injury or wrongful death claim after a swimming pool accident, it must be proven that negligence was the cause. Common causes of injury or fatal swimming pool accidents that may point to negligence include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Defective drains or other pool components;
- Negligent or improper use of fences or locks;
- Improper supervision, or lack thereof;
- Diving accidents;
- Violations of swimming pool manufacturing or design requirements;
- Insufficient or lack of warnings;
- Defective pool design; and
- Lack of proper safety equipment.
Depending on the circumstances of the accident, the pool owner, property manager, pool designer/manufacturer, or product manufacturer may be held responsible for the harm their negligence caused.
Dedicated to Recovering Fair Compensation
No amount of money can reverse the consequences of a swimming pool accident, but pursuing compensation can give you the chance to obtain justice and find closure after the serious injury or death of a loved one. The Kansas City injury attorneys at The Law Offices of Cullan & Cullan, M.D., J.D., can fight for the financial security that you and your family need.
To discuss your situation with one of our lawyers, call us today for a consultation (816) 861-7600.