Swimming Pool Accidents

While most people think of a swimming pool as a great place to cool off on a hot day, in reality, a number of severe or extreme injuries occur each year as a result of swimming pool accidents. These types of accidents are rare, but their consequences can be dire. If you or anyone in your family has had the misfortune of suffering a severe swimming pool or diving accident, contact the greater Boston personal injury lawyers at Kenney & Conley today, toll free at (781) 848-9891, for a free consultation regarding your rights to compensation.

Types of Swimming Pool Accidents

Swimming pool safety demands that the area around a pool be secured from curious children or intruders. Safety regulations also require that a pool have supervision appropriate to the ages of the persons using the pool and be properly maintained for water cleanliness and proper chemical balances. If a diving board is present, measures need to be taken to keep swimmers and divers from endangering one another. Signs pointing out particular hazards or warnings should also be plainly displayed.

When a failure to satisfy these types of safety regulations occurs, swimming pool accidents can occur. The injuries characteristic of many swimming pool accidents include the following:

  • Fractures resulting from improper diving or falling on hard, wet surfaces around the pool
  • Head and brain injuries or spinal cord damage resulting from collisions in the pool or unsafe diving conditions
  • Infection or illness caused by bacteria in the water
  • Toxic reaction to excessive use of chemicals
  • Brain damage resulting from lack of oxygen in near drowning accidents, particularly those involving children
  • Death by drowning

The defendants in a swimming pool accident case might include a homeowner or condominium association, an apartment building owner, a pool maintenance service, a day camp or summer camp, a school district or university, or a resort operator. In some cases, where negligent installation or repair of a pool played a role in the accident, the manufacturer or installer might be held to account as well. With so many variables in each swimming pool accident claim, an experienced legal team like Kenney & Conley can provide invaluable assistance in the structuring of your case. Our priority is to provide you with the best possible service and the best possible results in your case.

Boston Area Personal Injury Lawyers

Our swimming pool liability lawyers will perform a careful investigation of all of the circumstances of the accident in order to firmly establish your claim against the right defendants, and to make sure that the full extent of your losses are properly documented and presented for compensation. The law offices of Kenney & Conley have served the people of Massachusetts for more than 20 years and we remain committed to helping you to receive the maximum compensation possible in your claim. For further information about the scope of our services in a swimming pool accident case, contact the personal injury attorneys at Kenney & Conley today, toll free at (781) 848-9891.