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Laredo Swimming and Diving Accidents

As the summer season grows warmer and public pools become more and more populated in Laredo, accidents at these sites become more common and dangerous. Laredo premises liability lawyers at Carabin Shaw are familiar with the dangers that surround public pools, and the resulting harm that can be caused by negligent owners. Slip and fall accidents, diving accidents, and many other dangers can result in incredible injuries for victims, often at no fault of their own.

If you or a loved one has been injured in a Laredo swimming & diving accident, then you deserve the guidance of an established and experienced attorney as you work to file your claim.

In Laredo, the most common injuries of a diving or swimming accident are serious spinal cord and head injuries. Both of these injuries can be accompanied by long-lasting repercussions. These can include chronic pain, limited mobility, and nerve or brain damage. The Laredo Tx injury law firm at Carabin Shaw is ready to fight for the justice you deserve and the settlement you are owed. If another party is at fault for your accident then you may be entitled to significant compensation to cover lost wages, expensive medical bills, pain and suffering, and other damages. Lawyers at Carabin Shaw will fight for your every step of the way and ensure that you receive the justice you are owed.

Laredo Swimming and Diving Accidents

Public pool accidents are all too common, especially in Laredo where weather makes swimming a popular activity for much of the year. However, accidents can occur ue to lack of supervision at any pool location. Common swimming pool accidents include

  • Accidental drowning
  • Diving injuries
  • Malfunctioning pool lights
  • Slip and fall accidents

And more. Often, pool accidents such as these fall under premises liability law. Premises liability law has various criteria for establishing fault and determining the victims relationship to the property, and hiring a premises liability attorney in Laredo is vital to establishing your claim. During the claim, the victim must prove that they were owed a level of safety from the property owner and that the owner failed to provide that safety.

Victim Relationship

There are three categories of relationship in a premises liability case.

  1. Invitee. This is a person who entered a property with the owner’s explicit or implied knowledge to conduct business for the benefit of both parties. Property owners are required to both warn of potential fangers, and inspect for potential dangers. Often, guests at a pool park or similar public pool would fall into this category.
  2. Licensees. This is a person who entered a property with the express permission of the owner for personal benefit. This often applies to house guests and similar situations. The owner of a property is required to warn a guest about all dangers that can be reasonably identified by the owner, but the owner is not legally required to expect the premises for those dangers. Often, swimmers at a private pool or friend’s pool would fall into this category.
  3. Trespasser. This category of individual is not owed a guarantee of safety by the property owner outside of gross negligence or intentional harm. There are some exceptions in the cases of children, who cannot recognize potential dangers of certain locations.

Carabin Shaw’s premises liability attorneys in Laredo are ready to help you establish your case, file your claim, and organize your evidence by investigating the site of the accident. Our experts offer free case review and initial consultation to provide clients with all information they need to begin the process.

Swimming and Diving Accident Attorneys | Carabin Shaw

You deserve the support of the best personal injury law firm in Laredo, and Carabin Shaw’s client reviews prove that our attorneys are just that. At your availability, our English and Spanish-speaking staff can be reached toll-free and 24/7 at 800-862-1260.

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Client Reviews
We are very glad we called Carabin Shaw after our accident. We now recommend them to everyone. - Griselda S.
You want Carabin Shaw on your side after an accident. They were excellent. - Valerie S.
In our opinion, no one is better, Carabin Shaw is the Law Firm you want on your side after an accident. - Amanda G.
The attorneys and staff went out of their way to help us after our accident. Thank you Carabin Shaw. - Melinda F.
We did our research after our accident and chose Carabin Shaw. They were great. Highly recommend. Joel Y.