Drowning Accidents in Lynchburg & Danville
Third-Party Negligence & Drowning Deaths or Swimming Injuries
Pools, waterparks, beaches, lakes, and rivers throughout Virginia are terrific
ways for people of all ages to pass the warm summer months. Unfortunately,
these areas also bring about the risk of drowning accidents occurring.
In fact, swimming accidents and drowning are one of the leading causes
of accidental injury and death in the United States, particularly for
children. These cases are especially difficult for loved ones. Our firm
is sensitive to the feelings and emotional trauma of the family. We offer
compassion and support for the loved ones and focused attention on pursuing
the swimming accident or drowning case.
While some drowning accidents cannot be attributed to the negligence of
a third party, others can. Our Lynchburg premises liability attorneys
can help you if you have a case. Call us today at 434.738.2300.
Virginia Premises Liability Law
Virginia premises liability law, property owners and managers are expected to keep their area reasonably
safe for those who are on it. With respect to pools and other bodies of
water, this may mean that they are responsible for having the proper fencing
up to prevent young children from entering the property, providing proper
warning of certain dangers, having lifeguards on duty, and more.
By failing to properly fix, warn of, or protect against potential risks,
property owners and managers may be held liable for drowning deaths and
injuries that occur as a direct result. Our team of
Lynchburg personal injury attorneys at the office of Randall J. Trost, P.C. have successfully handled numerous
drowning accident cases and are ready to help you aggressively pursue
the compensation you are entitled to.
Some of the common causes of drowning accidents that are the fault of another
- Failure to have pools or natural waters properly fenced or protected
- Negligent or poorly trained lifeguards, or poor lifeguard supervision
- Improper signage around the premises
- Inadequate safety equipment
- Poorly maintained surfaces
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Whether you have been seriously injured in a swimming accident or have
had a loved one die in a drowning accident due to the negligence of another
party, there may be legal options available. From Lynchburg to
Danville, we serve clients in and around Virginia.
Contact our Lynchburg personal injury lawyers now to schedule your
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