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Bronx Swimming Accident Lawyer

Swimming is a great way to beat the summer heat while having fun with friends and family. However, public pools may become hazardous if lifeguards fail to perform their duties or other swimmers refuse to follow safety precautions. Private pools may also be dangerous, if the pool is poorly maintained or if children are not supervised. Constant vigilance at all pools is necessary since children are more susceptible to drowning and other pool-related injuries. If you or your child have been injured in a swimming accident, you may have grounds to file a personal injury claim. 

Our talented team at Lever & Ecker, PLLC, has over 65 years of combined experience representing swimming accident victims in the Bronx and surrounding areas. We understand the ins and outs of New York’s complex laws regarding swimming pool accidents and are committed to fighting tirelessly for the compensation you deserve. We know how stressful the aftermath of a swimming accident is and can handle every aspect of your claim so you or your family member can focus on your healing and recovery. 

Proving Liability in a Bronx Swimming Accident

In New York, swimming pool accidents fall under premises liability laws. In most cases, whoever owns the pool and is responsible for its care is responsible for injuries sustained in and around the pool area that occur through their negligence or other deficient conduct. More particularly, to successfully establish liability in a swimming accident case, your lawyer must demonstrate these elements:

  • The property owner owed you a duty of care to safely maintain the pool and pool area, or notify others of hazards to prevent accidents.
  • The property owner violated this duty of care by failing to address pool safety concerns.
  • The breach of duty directly caused your accident.
  • You suffered damages as a result, such as injuries, pain and suffering, lost income, hospital and other out-of-pocket expenses, etc.

At Lever & Ecker, PLLC, our attorneys are committed to investigating your case and collecting essential evidence to support your claim. A few pieces of evidence your lawyer may use to establish liability include:

  • Police reports
  • Witness testimony
  • Photographic and/or video evidence
  • Medical expenses
  • Defective pool equipment
  • Chemical tests

After suffering an injury during swimming, do not hesitate to contact an Bronx swimming accident attorney to start your case. Your attorney can gather vital evidence before it is lost or destroyed. 

How Can an Experienced Bronx Swimming Accident Lawyer Fight for You?

Swimming accidents can cause many injuries when property owners and managers fail to uphold their respective duties of care. At Lever & Ecker, PLLC, we understand the stress you are under as you contend with the aftermath of the accident as well as your physical, emotional, and financial losses. Our attorneys can handle every aspect of your case as they fight for you. Some of the many ways our attorneys can protect your rights and interests include:

  • Conducting a thorough investigation into your case
  • Advocating for your rights and interests inside and outside of the courtroom
  • Tailoring their legal strategy to your unique needs
  • Filing all paperwork correctly and on time
  • Negotiating with all parties on your behalf
  • Keeping you up to date on the status of your case
  • Answering your legal questions
  • Taking your case to trial when necessary 

At Lever & Ecker, PLLC, our Bronx lawyers have over six and a half decades of combined experience successfully representing swimming accident victims and achieving favorable resolutions for their cases. When you work with us, you can have peace of mind knowing that your case is in the capable hands of a seasoned legal professional. 

Damages You May Be Able to Collect Through a Bronx Swimming Accident Claim

Injuries from swimming accidents may be severe or even fatal. Following your accident, you may need to spend an extended period in the hospital, miss significant time from work, and suffer substantial emotional distress. Fortunately, an experienced attorney can fight for the maximum compensation available for your accident-related losses. Some damages our attorneys may be able to collect include:

  • Pain and suffering (past and future)
  • Medical expenses (past and future)
  • Lost wages and income (past and future)
  • Significant disfigurement or disability
  • Loss of enjoyment in life
  • Emotional distress

When you retain the services of one of our talented attorneys, they will consider your current and future needs as they pursue the compensation you deserve. 

Speak to an Award-Winning Swimming Accident Lawyer at Lever & Ecker, PLLC

If you have been injured in a swimming accident in the Bronx, you should not be forced to foot the bill for your injuries and other losses, and you should in fact be compensated for your losses. At Lever & Ecker, PLLC, our attorneys have a 99% success rate and are ready to apply their ample experience and skills to your case. We take a personalized approach to every client’s needs to ensure your unique concerns are addressed.

To schedule a free consultation with a member of our experienced legal team, call us at (718) 933-3632 or complete our contact form today.

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