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Swimming Pool Safety

Swimming pool activities and the law often go head to head. If you own a swimming pool you are immediately opening yourself up to personal injury suits. If an adult or a child gets injured in or around your pool, it is likely that you will be found at fault.

However, there are many ways to help protect yourself, and the people that use your pool. They include:

  • If you are not the supervising adult while children are over, make sure that the other parents or adults are all certified in First Aid and CPR. If someone does get injured, this will insure that there will be somewhere there medical help.
  • Secure your pool. Build a safety fence around the perimeter of the pool to keep people out when you are not at home or when you are not watching. You should also have a strong lock on the gate just to be safe.
  • Do not let any children in the pool who have not taken swimming lessons. Also, keep toddlers in reach at all times so that they do not wander off without notice.

Swimming pool safety is not something to be taken lightly. Always prepare for the worst to be safe.

Consult with a Wausau Swimming Pool Safety Lawyer

If you or a family member has been injured in a swimming pool accident you need to talk to a professional and experienced lawyer. The Wausau swimming pool accident attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ® can help you with your personal injury claim. Contact us today at 800-242-2874.

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