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May 31

Got a Swimming Pool in TX? Expect an Onslaught of Neighborly Visits

Swimming Pool Accidents

There is no better way to deal with the Texas summer heat than a dive into the pool. Unfortunately, COVID-19 is making it hard for many people to take a quick dip.

So if you have a private pool in your backyard, you might find more neighbors at your doorstep this season. Here’s what you need to know about staying safe this summer and for preventing outbreaks, injuries, and other pool-related catastrophes.

What Pools Are Opening in Texas?

In early May, Governor Abbott allowed public pools to open – only with the permission of the local government. The pools must operate at 25% capacity.

While some public pools have decided to open their doors, many face restrictions from local and [...]

Jul 3

Swimming Pool Safety: How Texans Can Avoid Injuries This Summer

Swimming Pool Accidents

Summer is in full swing, and the Texas heat is here. Swimming pools are a great way to cool down and keep kids active over the summer. Without the right rules, however, swimming pools can also be very dangerous.

Did you know that 3,500 people die from drowning each year? In fact, drowning is the leading cause of accidental death in children between the ages of one and four. Further, other mishaps like slip-and-falls and diving accidents cause thousands of poolside injuries, too.

To help you and other Texans avoid swimming pool injuries this summer, we’ve put together a quick guide of swimming pool safety tips.

Never Leave Texas Children Unattended Near a Pool

Child drownings are often silent and [...]

Aug 13

How Swimming Pool Injury Liability Works in Texas

Child Injury and Accidents | Swimming Pool Accidents

Swimming is popular pastime here in Texas, particularly as we endure the dog days of summer. Even though it’s fun and refreshing, however, swimming can also be dangerous – especially if appropriate safety precautions are not in place.

Besides drowning, there are a number of other injuries that occur in and around swimming pools. These injuries can happen in both public and private pools, and also in portable pools, wave pools, and water parks.

If you or a loved one suffered a swimming pool injury that occurred due to the negligence of the pool owner, it may be possible to recoup damages to cover the cost of your injuries through a premises liability suit. This type of injury claim holds [...]

May 1

Why So Many Texans Get Hurt in and Around Swimming Pools             

Swimming Pool Accidents

With our warm weather, swimming pools are everywhere in Texas, and many people enjoy them for half the year or more. Unfortunately, those very same pools that keep Texans cool over the hottest months and having fun whenever they use them also have a dark side – they often lead to injuries.

In this post, we’re going to tell you why by detailing several of the most common reasons for swimming pool accidents, then letting you know what to do if you get hurt.

Common Swimming Pool Injuries in Texas

While you’re enjoying the sunshine, barbecue, and cool drinks around your pool this summer, you need to remember that injuries can happen at any time. Most people never see a [...]

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