SWIMMING POOL LAWSUITS – VERDICTS AND SETTLEMENTS
1. Improper Pool Markings Lead to Quadriplegia: We obtained a $5.2 million verdict for a young man who dove into the shallow end of a hotel swimming pool. The pool was not properly marked to identify the depth and restrictions on diving; Joplin, Jasper County, Missouri
2. Improper Markings/signs leads to paraplegia: Defendant hotel failed to properly place warning signs in pool area, and failed to properly place depth markings on the sides of the pool. Plaintiff jumped in the pool and struck head causing him to become paralyzed. Confidential Settlement; Olathe, Johnson County, Kansas
3. Improper Supervision at Daycare leads to Near-drowning: We represented a six year old girl who was attending a day care. While at “swim time”, she was left unsupervised in the pool, without any floatation devices. She was found floating face down in the water, and eventually was revived.Confidential Settlement; Lee’s Summit, Jackson County, Missouri
4. Improper Supervision by Lifeguard Leads to Death: We represented the parents of a 15-yeard old boy who died in a YMCA swimming pool. The boy was swimming in the deep end of the pool when he stopped breathing. The lifeguard failed to attempt to rescue the boy and told another patron to check on him. Confidential Settlement; Marshall, Saline County, Missouri
If you or a family member were recently injured in a swimming pool accident, contact our Kansas City accident-injury law firm today.
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