Recently at a Glendale high school, a student tragically drowned at the school's pool during gym class. The teachers didn't even notice that the student had gone under, and by the time his classmate pulled him from the pool, it was too late.
Another pool death in Arizona. But this time, it was not a child in a backyard pool, as often happens. This was at a supervised, indoor pool with a group of teenagers and adults.
Each year, Arizona families confront swimming pool tragedies. Whether it be drowning or near-drowning, the fact is that these accidents are wholly preventable. What is required to avoid swimming pool accidents? Vigilance? Attentiveness? Conscientiousness? The answer is yes, yes, and YES! Someone has to be responsible for securing the pool area, and for watching swimmers. ESPECIALLY when part of a sanctioned--if not required--school activity.
When someones child or teenager dies because of a lack of attention, an experienced
An experienced local wrongful death attorney can explain the complicated
The student death in Glendale is as sad as it is preventable, and I hope that is serves as a reminder of how important pool safety is in Arizona, both indoors and out.
If you have suffered a death that occurred because of the circumstances surrounding a swimming pool, look for experience, look for a proven trial lawyer, find a certified specialist in personal injury law who knows and understands Arizona’s wrongful death laws to help you understand the nature of your claim. Find a certified specialist at who will you get the answers and recovery you are entitled.