Albuquerque Swimming Pool Accident Attorney
Unintentional drowning takes about 11 lives in the U.S. every day. Drowning is the fifth-leading cause of unintentional injury death in America. Swimming pool accidents are preventable with due care and attention from property owners, supervisors, and lifeguards. If negligence caused your accident, you could be eligible for damages.
Contact our Albuquerque swimming pool accident attorneys if you, your child, or someone else you love sustained an injury in a swimming pool accident. Our attorneys can listen to your case, speak candidly with you about your options, and help you answer questions of premise liability in New Mexico. You may qualify for financial compensation based on your situation.
Why Choose Us?
The Fine Law Firm has years of experience handling personal injury and wrongful death claims. We’ve practiced law in New Mexico as a firm since 1975, and our lawyers have more than a century of combined experience. Clients trust us with their claims for many reasons.
- We only charge attorney’s fees if we win.
- We have an amazing 99% case success rate.
- We prioritize the client’s interests above our own.
- Respectable legal organizations have recognized our talents.
Trust your case with an attorney who gives you confidence in his or her ability to represent you fairly. Trust our attorneys for personalized legal services, compassionate care, and the legal help you need for a strong swimming pool accident case.
Why Do You Need a Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer?
Some insurance companies will try to deny or minimize a claimant’s recovery. You may face an insurance company that refutes your claim, tries to place liability on you, or denies your claim for no reason. With an attorney representing your case, you can take a stand against insurance bad faith and protect your rights to compensation. A lawyer from The Fine Law Firm can handle insurance claim negotiations on your behalf.
Causes of Swimming Pool Accidents
Swimming pool accidents can happen either when the pool isn’t safe or someone fails to adequately supervise swimmers. An unsafe pool may stem from a lack of property maintenance, such as failing to replace a broken drain cover. Owner negligence can also make a pool unsafe, such as failing to post “No Diving” signs in a shallow pool or miscalculating the chemical balance for the pool.
Lack of supervision may cause a swimming pool accident if an adult isn’t paying attention to kids at a pool party, a lifeguard isn’t qualified for the job, or the homeowner doesn’t take steps to reasonably prevent children from entering the swimming pool. Identifying the cause of your or a loved one’s swimming pool accident is one of the first steps toward obtaining compensation.
Swimming pool accidents can lead to a range of personal injuries. Diving into a pool can cause facial fractures, lost teeth, and serious spinal cord injuries. A slip and fall accident on a pool deck could cause broken bones and lacerations. The injuries a victim sustains will depend upon the nature of the accident.
Who Is Liable?
The liable party for a swimming pool accident depends on who is responsible for the main factor that injured the victim. Common liable parties include swimming pool owners, maintenance crews, lifeguards/supervisors, schools or businesses, and product manufacturers. You may need an experienced Albuquerque swimming pool accident attorney’s assistance in determining the liable party or parties.
Contact Us Today
Swimming pool accidents are serious. You may be eligible for significant recovery if you suffered serious injuries or a loved one died a wrongful death in Albuquerque at a swimming pool. Our New Mexico personal injury attorneys can review your case, tell you if it has merit, and help you with the legal process toward obtaining compensation. Call (505) 889-FINE or contact us online now to request your free consultation.