Category: Swimming Pool Accidents

kids at the swimming pool

Going to the pool is a favorite activity for many families during the warm summer months. However, pool outings can quickly become tragic if someone fails to exercise adequate care and caution. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, drowning is one of the top causes of death

A New Jersey man died on September 30th, 2018, from a rare brain eating amoeba called Naegleria fowleri. He had recently returned from a vacation to Waco, Texas, and may have contracted the deadly parasite from the wave pool at the facility where he stayed. Investigators are collecting water samples

A ten percent spike in toddler drowning deaths shows 420 deaths in 2015 to 462 deaths in 2016. Though toddlers and children can drown in any body of water, no matter how small, the vast majority of these deaths are linked to swimming pools. Improperly fencing and gating a pool

Of the four people who entered the Durham, North Carolina pool just after midnight on June 19th, 2018, only one emerged alive, and police are questioning the survivor in hopes of determining precisely what was responsible for the deaths of the three others. The three bodies were discovered floating in

Typically, when we think of wintertime accidents, we think of slips, falls, and traffic accidents that are caused by temperamental weather conditions. We don’t often think about what happens within the vicinity of our own homes. The winter season brings about a whole new slew of accidents and injuries that