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Tips to Prevent Swimming Accidents this Summer

Posted on August 9, 2016 9:46 am under Premises Liability

Everybody wants to be by a body of water to ward off the insufferable mid-July heat. Because of the increase in visits to beaches, pools, and rivers, the summer is undoubtedly the time of year when the most swimming accidents occur. Every year these accidents include drownings, slips, and boating accidents resulting in many serious injuries and even death.

Swimming is a staple American summer past time and it is important that everyone participating in swimming activities take care for the hidden dangers of water. However, there are many things that you can do to be proactive about water safety to prevent any accidents from occurring this summer. Some helpful tips include:

  • Learn CPR
  • Provide children with life jackets and floatation aides
  • Ensure someone is watching children at all times
  • Minimize alcohol consumption when operating a boat

If you sustained injuries in a swimming accident, contacting a personal injury attorney at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® is your best chance at compensation. Pool owners and managers are legally responsible for the safety of guests and they may owe you money for your medical expenses. Call our offices today at (414) 271-0900 to learn more about what benefits pursuing litigation may yield for you!