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Swimming Pool Accident Lawyer | San Jose, CA

If you or a member of your family has suffered a serious or fatal injury caused by negligence in or around a swimming pool at a hotel, resort, or private home in the San Jose – San Francisco Bay Area, you’ll want to find an experienced swimming pool personal injury accident lawyer that has a history of success obtaining compensation for their clients. At the Injury Law Center – Law Offices of Jack Bloxham, in San Jose, California, you can receive free and dependable advice about your rights to compensation by speaking directly with one of our experienced premises liability attorneys. The Injury Law Center has over 25 years of experience in the investigation, proof, and resolution of claims involving negligence and wrongful death.

Call our San Jose office now at 408-224-3286 to schedule a free legal consultation regarding the swimming pool accident or email us. If we accept your case, you'll never have an out-of-pocket expense, and you won't pay us our contingency fee unless we achieve a settlement in your favor.

Severe Injuries around Swimming Pools

Accidents at swimming pools can be severe, disabling, or fatal. The combination of water and hard surfaces can result in serious consequences for negligence, inattention, or reckless behavior around pools. It is hardly surprising that most swimming pool accidents involve children playing around pools without adequate supervision. The injuries characteristic of swimming pool accidents can include:

  • Head injuries ranging from concussion to severe brain trauma
  • Fractures and soft tissue damage to knees, ankles, or shoulders suffered in falls onto hard poolside surfaces
  • Spinal cord damage resulting from diving accidents
  • Brain damage resulting from near drowning accidents
  • Death by drowning

Swimming Pool Accidents and California Law 

Because of the obvious danger that an unsupervised swimming pool can present to small children, California law requires that private swimming pools be fenced and secured from unauthorized visitors and trespassers. While an adult trespasser would be unlikely to recover damages for swimming pool accident injuries, the owner of an unfenced pool where a child was injured or drowned could very likely be held liable for damages. Previously in California, property owners that maintained unprotected swimming pools or other things that attracted children could be held liable for injuries to children under the "Attractive Nuisance" doctrine. Although the doctrine of "Attractive Nuisance" has been abolished in California, the state law still holds that owners of swimming pools should take reasonable safety precautions when it is reasonably foreseeable that children could trespass to swim in a swimming pool and drown or otherwise injure themselves.

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For additional information about your rights in a swimming pool injury or wrongful death by drowning claim, contact the personal injury lawyers at the Injury Law Center located in San Jose, Oakland, Walnut Creek and Fremont - Hayward. To schedule a free legal consultation call toll free 1-800-300-8561 or contact us online.

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The Injury Law Center - Law Offices of Jack Bloxham is a personal injury plaintiff law firm that represents clients in negligence and wrongful death litigation related to motor vehicle accidents of all kinds in the Greater Bay Area of Northern California; most notably in Alameda County, Contra Costa County, Santa Clara County, and Solano County. The Injury Law Center has offices in San Jose, Walnut Creek, Fremont - Hayward, and Oakland. If you are handicapped and unable to come to one of our offices we will come to you. We're usually just minutes away if you live in San Jose, San Francisco, Pittsburg, Richmond, Dublin, Concord, Fairfield, Benicia, Vallejo, Los Gatos, Napa, Pleasanton, Livermore, Antioch, Walnut Creek, Hayward, Fremont, Union City, Santa Cruz, San Mateo or other nearby Bay Area town or city.