Missing Emergency Equipment: Drowning Cases in Texas
Contact a Texas Drowning Accident Lawyer to Take Legal Action
If you or someone you know was involved in a drowning accident and there was missing emergency equipment that reduced the possibility of rescue or resuscitation, you need to contact a Texas drowning lawyer as soon as possible. At The J. Guerra Law Firm are committed to seeking justice in all types of drowning cases, including those in which there was missing emergency equipment. Jesse Guerra is legal counsel for the National Drowning Prevention Association, and is personally involved in increasing safety regulations throughout the country to protect swimmers. The firm represents the families of victims of accidental drowning throughout Texas and the entire country.
Missing Emergency Equipment Decreases Survival Rates in Drowning Accidents
Emergency equipment used around pool areas includes ring buoys, life ropes, shepherd hooks, and phones. All of these can save distressed swimmers, and if any of these items are missing they can reduce the chance of survival radically. Whether the equipment is missing due to negligent life guards, pool operator negligence or other form of negligence, the parties must be held responsible for any drowning accidents that occur. The lives of swimmers should not be put at great risk due to missing emergency equipment. If you or someone you know was severely injured or killed in a drowning accident and missing emergency equipment affected any rescue efforts then you need to contact a Texas drowning attorney for immediate action.
Missing emergency equipment increases the chance of injury or death to children and adults that could have been saved. The damages sought will include any medical bills, hospital bills, treatments, long term care, nursing care, medications, medical equipment, as well as pain and suffering and emotional anguish. In cases of fatality, the close family can recover damages that include the lost income of the person over a natural lifetime, as well as many other damages. Contact us today for a free consultation. We are recognized as a prominent drowning accident law firm, and we would like to discuss your case at once.