Toddler in Severe Condition After Swimming Pool Accident, Oklahoma City
There are a surprising number of swimming pool accidents that occur each year. Some statistics even report up to around 250 children under five years old drown in swimming pools each year in the U.S. alone.
These accidents are tragic, especially when they involve young children. There are a number of reasons that can be attributed to these accidents. These include dangerous and faulty pool equipment, unsafe swimming pool apparatus, and neglect when children are around pools.
Swimming Pool Accidents
A recent accident in Oklahoma City, reported KOCO 5 News, brings to mind just how tragic these accidents can be. After a home pool party, a toddler was found floating in the swimming pool by the adults at the party, reports KOCO 5 News.
According the the article released about this accident, the toddler was wearing a life vest during the actual party but somehow wandered into the pool after the party was over. By the time his parents found him, he was struggling for his life.
Swimming Pool Accidents & Liability
Swimming related accidents such as pool accidents, diving accidents and others are the second leading cause of death of children under 14 years of age. With such traumatic accidents, it can become a very emotional and severe process of determining accountability.
Specialized legal experts, such as those at Nadrich & Cohen, are prepared to help those who have suffered such traumatic accidents like the one mentioned earlier. The young boy’s condition was reported as severe but nothing else was mentioned.
We hope the best for him and his family. Even if he is able to recover, he may sustain injuries that will effect him for the rest of his life. Swimming pool accident lawyers are prepared to advocate for families who have suffered these or similar conditions. With the amount of swimming pool accidents that occur each year it is so important to have professionals that are willing and able to help those in need.