Having access to a backyard pool set up can mean fun, excitement, and a great way to cool of in the hot summer months. Unfortunately, they can also pose a hazard to children and inexperienced swimmers.
Pool drownings result in more than 3,500 unintentional deaths every year. The vast majority of these deaths are preventable. Here are some safety tips to take to keep your children safe near backyard pools.
The CPSC defines “circulation entrapment” as being caught in the water circulation system in a pool or spa, which includes the drain and suction outlets. Here are some facts about circulation entrapment:
If your child was injured or killed in a drowning due to someone’s negligence, you may be entitled to recover damages. When deciding to hire a child injury lawyer to handle your case, your choice does matter. If you or a loved one have suffered because of a water-related injury, contact Thomas J. Henry. We are available 24/7, nights and weekends. Call us today for a free case review.