Swimming Pool Negligence Attorneys In Miami Gardens, FL

Silva & silva Swimming Pool Negligence

Pool accidents are a frequent occurrence in Florida. These incidents may involve a companion, child, or visitor drowning in a communal or commercial swimming pool. Premises liability covers this sort of incident. The swimming pool negligence attorneys in Miami Gardens, Florida at Silva & Silva are knowledgeable in this area of law.

Ordinances Concerning Swimming Pool Safety

Most swimmers are unaware of the swimming pool’s slope, bottom surface configuration, and depth. They lack the training necessary to recognize the initial stages of drowning, and it’s why certified lifeguards must be present at commercial swimming pools. The following requirements are included in basic swimming pool ordinances applicable to all motels and hotels:
  • The slope of the pool should not exceed one foot for every three feet of horizontal length where the shallow and deep ends meet.
  • At the pool’s shallow end, a self-latching gate must be installed.
  • A ring buoy and shepherd’s crook should be mounted halfway down the swimming pool’s length.

 Investigating Cases of Negligence in Swimming Pools in Miami Gardens, Florida

Our professionals conduct a comprehensive investigation and submit a report detailing the hotel’s negligence and that of the on-duty lifeguard. Additionally, they investigate alleged breaches of local laws and regulations by the hotel owner or operator and the swimming pool developer. They conduct inspections of structures and give testimony in our clients’ cases. Drowning in a pool is a predictable and preventable event. This occurrence is possible in the following cases:
  • No trained lifeguard is on-site to assist in mitigating or eliminating this risk.
  • The design of the pool is flawed.
  • The feature is not constructed in accordance with local ordinances or recognized industry standards.
Our knowledgeable swimming pool negligence attorneys in Miami Gardens, FL, and various retained specialists are familiar with pertinent laws and bylaws. Due to our access to their knowledge and experience, we can provide our clients with superior legal representation in swimming pool disasters. Call Silva & Silva at 305-445-0011 for more information or send us an email through this Online Form.

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