Summer Camps and Aquatic Accidents
Alex Ledbetter, Trial Attorney
A summer camp swimming accident does not happen often but when it does there are devastating consequences. If you or your family find yourselves in this situation here are a few things you need to know.
Summer Camp Pool Accidents – Risk Factors
When determining liability it is important to first look at the type of risk factors that can be involved with a summer camp pool accident.
- What were the conditions of the pool and its surfaces at the time of the accident?
- Are there uneven sidewalks?
- Are there issues with slippery surfaces?
- Or, are there issues with staff supervision?
Common Summer Camp Injuries
Some of the most common injuries or summer camp injury lawyers see is:
- Near drownings or drownings
- Slip and fall accidents and
- Traumatic Brain Injury
Life-Long Effects of a Near Drowning at Summer Camp
Some of the consequences of a near drowning at summer camp can have lifelong effects on your child and family.
Whenever we deprive our body of oxygen we call it a Hypoxic Brain Injury. Some of the symptoms include: inattentiveness, poor judgement, memory loss or a decrease in motor function.
If you or anyone in your family has any of these symptoms from a near drowning experience it’s important to be forth coming to your health care provider So that you can receive the best care and treatment possible.
Do I Need A Summer Camp Injury Lawyer?
If your child has a traumatic brain injury as a result of a summer camp accident, it is vital that you consult with an expert brain injury attorney as soon as possible.
When a serious traumatic brain injury occurs, it can have long-term physical and financial consequences. Our legal team will review your case at no cost to you and will present you with realistic possibilities for receiving complete and fair financial compensation for your child’s severe traumatic brain damage.