Drowning and other unintentional injuries kill thousands of Americans every
year, often taking a heavy emotional and financial toll on those surviving
family members. If you have had a traumatic near-drowning experience or
lost someone you love in a drowning accident, you must secure legal representation
right away by calling
Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law. Our firm can help you sort through the challenging legal aspects of your
case and provide you with the effective advocacy and peace of mind you
need during this difficult time.
Call (201) 870-1909 today to speak with a New Jersey personal injury lawyer.
Establishing Liability for Drowning Accidents
You may have a viable case if your near-drowning or drowning incident occurred
as a result of someone else’s negligence or failure to fulfill a
For example, you may have a case for personal injury or wrongful death
if your drowning accident occurred for any of the following reasons:
- The lifeguard on duty was distracted, improperly trained, or not present
- The swimming pool or property owner failed to uphold reasonable safety
- A swimming instructor failed to provide appropriate supervision.
- Safety devices such as fencing, doors, pool covers or locks were defective.
- Insufficient or inaccurate warnings and signs were posted, or no signs
were posted at all.
- There was a failure to properly secure, cover, or drain pools while closed
Drowning can lead to death, which comes with large funeral costs and a
heavy burden on those left behind. Even if drowning accidents do not result
in death, survivors can experience serious brain injuries as a result
of oxygen deprivation. This can lead to permanent disability and other
costly medical issues, causing unfair financial hardship for family members
and loved ones.
Having a personal injury lawyer on your side is invaluable when it comes
to making up for drowning-related deaths, injuries, and financial losses.
Do I Need a Lawyer After a Drowning Accident?
Yes. Having an experienced attorney on your side is essential when determining
who is at fault for your drowning accident. Regardless of whether you
are certain of who is responsible in your case, get in touch with one
of our New Jersey drowning accident attorneys immediately. We are experienced
investigators, prepared to bring clarity and factual support to your personal
injury or wrongful death claim.
At Brandon J. Broderick, Attorney at Law, we understand the trauma and
heartbreak you are experiencing, and we are here to help, ready to be
your legal representatives, and build a strong case on your behalf.
Contact our firm
to tell us about your case and schedule your complimentary consultation today.