Swimming Pool Accident | Phoenix Personal Injury Law Blog - Breyer Law Offices, P.C.
We at The Husband and Wife Law Team have mentioned pool safety many times before, and we’ve also discussed the unique dangers of pool drains. Now, we want to share this information with you and your kids in visual form! As we continue to go through Arizona’s hot summer weather and the pool is the perfect place to be, please save this infographic and help us spread the word about pool drains! Read the rest »
As summer descends on us, everyone has water on their minds. Whether it’s a trip to the pool or the lake, people are shopping for swimsuits and sunscreen. Participating in water activities is a great way to beat the Arizona heat, and there are plenty of local options for everyone. Read the rest »
As adults, we have an obligation to protect children, our own and those of others. This is particularly true when children are around a body of water, be it the ocean, a lake, river, swimming pool, hot tub, or anywhere there is a danger of drowning.
However, as children grow and gain independence, adults may not always be around to protect them. Because kids are curious by nature and sometimes display poor judgment, tragic accidents like drowning do occur. In cases where a child’s drowning could have—or should have—been prevented, the negligent parties can be held liable. Read the rest »
Swimming is a great way to exercise, have fun, and spend time with family and friends. It’s particularly nice in our hot state to have plenty of local places to swim and cool off. The Husband and Wife Law Team is proud to partner with Pool Safely to educate people about how to swim safely and avoid drowning accidents. Read the rest »
It’s summer, and that means it’s time for kids and adults alike to spend as much time as they can splashing, laughing, and playing in the pool. But while pools are a great way to cool down in the searing Arizona heat, they can also present a number of dangers.
Drownings are more likely during summer months when people crowd into public pools and local water spots to escape the heat. While swimming together can be a fun way to spend time with the family, there are many risks in the water, and conditions can change in a flash! Arizona isn’t immune to flash floods or other dangers, so here are a few tips to consider before spending a “day at the lake.” Read the rest »
We’re in the midst of spring and the temperatures are really starting to heat up, especially in Arizona. That means lots of people are starting to use their swimming pools again. Before you take a dip, make sure you give yourself a refresher on swim safety. There are plenty of ways that you can be injured if you’re not paying attention to your own safety while you are out on, or in, the water. But it really doesn’t have to be like that. Follow these four steps and you’ll enjoy the coming hot months without incident. Read the rest »
Just because it’s Fall doesn’t mean pool time is going to stop and neither are the injuries; when you live in Arizona swimming accidents and all the other injuries that go with summer stick with you pretty much year-round. As a parent, you’re constantly wondering how you can deal with this reality, and how you can make it so that your kids remain injury-free and you keep your sanity. If you’re looking for ways to survive swimming accidents and keep your kids injury-free, here are some of the best things you can do to help yourself and help your kids. Read the rest »
Having fun in the sun is something everyone wants to do all summer long. But if you’re a parent, you’ve got to know when to put a stop to the Arizona swimming accident risks that your children and their friends face every time they get into the pool, and you’ve got to be strong enough to stick to your guns about it. When everyone is having a good time, it can be difficult to be the “bad” guy, but it’s important to remind yourself that you’re doing what’s right to help keep the kids you care about safe and sound in the pool, so they can enjoy the rest of their summer without incident. Here are four scenarios in which you should put your foot down and either stop the fun and fooling around or pull the kids out of the pool. Read the rest »
You’re an adult, and you know that doing stupid things in the pool can lead to Lake Havasu City drowning accidents, but if you’re like most adults, then you probably think that drowning accidents are just for kids. The truth is that many adults sustain serious injuries and die from swimming accidents every year. In fact, the Arizona Department of Health Services (AZDHS) reports that 50 or more adults are seen in the emergency room each year throughout the state for drowning injuries. You don’t have to be one of them. You can protect yourself from injuries sustained in an underwater accident by following these tips. Read the rest »