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If someone you love drowned in a tragic accident, you want Munley Law lawyer

If someone you love suffered a drowning accident, you need a drowning accident lawyer you can trust. For more than 60 years, Munley Law has helped accidental drowning loss victims and their families. Let us help you get the justice you deserve for your loss.

Unfortunately, drowning accidents can happen to any one at any time. Even experienced swimmers can drown. Sadly, it is the leading cause of injury-related death among children between 1 and 4 years old. Drowning is the third leading cause of death among children of all ages.

Understanding drowning laws and pool managers’ responsibilities is key. Our attorneys are experts in drowning accident law. We provide FREE consultations and are ready to discuss your drowning victim’s accident.  Call us today at 844-686-5397, chat us, or use our online contact form.

Hold responsible parties accountable

Drowning is preventable. Those responsible for public pools have a duty to protect against known or foreseeable dangers by taking simple steps that can prevent unauthorized or unsupervised use of pools or other dangers bodies of water.

Who is responsible for a victim’s drowning accident?

The right party to hold accountable for your loved one’s drowning will largely depend on the location of their accident. However, the most common drowning accident defendants are owners or those responsible for:

  • Public Pools
  • Private Pools
  • Hot Tubs
  • Resorts with Aquatic Features
  • Resorts with Beach Access

What are pool owners and managers’ responsibilities?

People responsible for pools, hot tubs and resorts must inspect and maintain pool fences, gates and locks. They must keep these features in good working order. Also, pool owners must inspect and properly maintain all pool and hot tub drain covers. This prevents swimmers from being trapped or suctioned under the water. Likewise, pool owners must hire qualified lifeguards, post warning signs, and provide life saving equipment.

Similarly, hotels and resorts with beach access have the same duty of care. However, they also have a duty to warn guests about known risks like rip tides and undertows.

Owners of swimming pools on private property, including private homes, apartment, condominium complexes, and condominium associations are also required to protect against drowning risks by adopting safety measures to prevent accidents.

Pool owners who fail to follow these precautions will be held liable for any drowning accident.

Get the justice your drowning accident victim deserves. Get Munley Law

Most of these pool and resort owners have liability insurance that covers them from personal injury or wrongful death claims arising out of accidental drowning caused by negligence. Munley Law has experience in handling drowning accidents. If you need a drowning accident lawyer, you need Munley Law.

Our nationally recognized team is ready to help you. We are listed as the Best Lawyers in America and we have the highest rankings from our peers as listed in Martindale-Hubble. Munley Law wins millions of dollars for our clients in settlements and verdicts and we would like to put our attorneys to work for you. Our lawyers collaborate on cases and that means that you get the benefit of having a team of lawyers on your side. Our initial evaluations are absolutely FREE and we do not collect a fee unless we win your drowning accident case for you. Call us at 844-686-5397 or use our simple online contact form. We are here to help, so contact us today to get justice for your loved one.

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