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Swimming Pool Accidents

There is nothing more relaxing than enjoying a swim in a pool on a cruise ship’s deck. But regardless of how relaxing that pool is, or how fun that water park is for your kids, cruise ship swimming pools can cause serious injuries. In fact, swimming pools in general are the second leading cause of death for children under the age of 15. And even when the extreme of a drowning doesn’t occur, near-drowning accidents can leave the victim with severe injuries that can have lasting effects.

Swimming pool accidents on a cruise ship can happen for numerous reasons. Sometimes they are the result of faulty or malfunctioning swimming pool equipment. For example, if a drain is not working properly a child can become trapped and suffer serious injuries to their intestinal and digestive systems. Another leading cause of cruise ship swimming pool accidents is a failure to warn of hazards and risks. For example, most swimming pools are too shallow to dive into. Without proper warning, an individual could dive into the pool and strike their head, causing traumatic brain or spinal cord injuries. These types of injuries are particularly serious as they can cause life-long effects to one’s cognitive abilities, motor skills, and ability to speak. Finally, failure to properly supervise the swimming pool area is another common cause of injuries in cruise ship swimming pools.

When the cruise ship fails to take specific steps to maintain swimming pool equipment and to minimize swimming pool related risks, they may be liable for the harm their negligence caused. If you or a loved one is the victim of a cruise ship swimming pool accident, it is important that you seek the advice of an experience swimming pool accident attorney. An experienced swimming pool accident attorney will be able to evaluate your injuries and claim and make the best argument for why you should be compensated.

Since 1977, James Cunningham has been helping cruise ship accident victims receive justice and fair compensation. To ensure you get the compensation you deserve for your cruise ship swimming pool accident injuries, contact the Law Offices of James O. Cunningham, P.A., at 877-FL-INJURY (877-354-6587) for a free initial consultation.

Types of Cruise Ship Accidents & Injuries

Florida Personal Injury Office Locations

Main Office

Orlando Personal Injury Office:
3117 Edgewater Dr.
Orlando, FL 32804
Phone: 407-425-2000
Toll Free: 877-FL-INJURY
                 (877-354-6587)
Fax: 407-843-8274

Seminole County

Lake Mary Office:
1001 Heathrow Park Lane
Suite 4001
Lake Mary, FL 32746
Phone: 407-487-4408

Osceola County

Kissimmee Office:
17 S. Orlando Ave.
Kissimmee, FL 34741
Phone: 407-966-4408

Volusia County

Daytona Beach Office:
1301 Beville Rd., Suite 8
Daytona Beach, FL 32119
Phone: 386-243-4994

DeBary Office:
465 Summerhaven Drive, Suite C
DeBary, FL 32713
Phone: 386-320-3911

Deland Office:
Downtown Executive Center
120 South Woodland Blvd.
Deland, FL 32720
Phone: 386-206-1264

Citrus County

Inverness Office:
110 North Apopka Ave.
Inverness, FL 34453
Phone: 352-205-4341

Polk County

Lakeland Office:
1102 S. Florida Ave., Suite 104
Lakeland, FL 33803
Phone: 863-968-7551

Winter Haven Office:
325 Avenue A, N.W.
Winter Haven, FL 33881
Phone: 863-968-7173

Hillsborough County

Tampa Office:
100 S. Edison St. Suite D
Tampa, FL 33606
Phone: 813-355-9772

Marion-Sumter Counties

The Villages Office:
3420 U.S. Hwy. 27/441
Fruitland Park, FL 34731
Phone: 352-419-0825

Lake County

Mt. Dora Office:
602 East 5th Ave.
Mt. Dora, FL 32757
Phone: 352-436-4696

Clermont Office:
900 W. Highway 50
Clermont, FL 34711
Phone: 352-503-4674

Brevard County

Titusville Office:
506 S. Palm Ave.
Titusville, FL 32780
Phone: 321-222-7300

Cocoa Office:
96 Willard Street
Suite 206,
Cocoa, FL 32922
Phone: 321-757-1373