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What happens when one moment you’re enjoying a fun day at the pool and the next your life changes dramatically?
It’s a sad statistic, but an estimated ten people pass away from accidental drowning in the U.S. every day. Grieving a loss of a loved one due to the negligence of others is a terrible situation to be in. However, at Loutos Law Firm, we will seek compensation and justice on behalf of your loved one.
In the U.S., drowning-related deaths occur most often in home pools on residential properties. Children make up around 25 percent of all drowning victims. For victims and their families, drowning incidents can have life-changing consequences. Survivors of drowning incidents may suffer severe, chronic health issues, while fatal drowning victims leave catastrophic emotional and financial burdens for their surviving loved ones.
Losing a loved one to a drowning accident is emotionally devastating. If you’ve lost a loved one in a drowning accident resulting from the negligence of another party, we encourage you to reach out to the team at Loutos Law Firm.
How Drowning Happens
Drowning refers to the process of suffocation that happens when a liquid covers a person’s mouth and nose and cuts off their oxygen supply. Drowning often happens silently, as it is difficult to call for help once your oxygen supply is cut off. While drowning can happen in the blink of an eye, people can also die from drowning-related injuries hours after the accident happened if complications from the drowning are not immediately addressed. Common symptoms following a drowning rescue include wheezing, anxiety, vomiting, and losing consciousness. Sometimes, individuals may pass away from drowning-related complications hours following the initial incident, and common complications include acute respiratory, hypothermia, hypoxia, aspiration of vomit, and head and spinal cord injuries.
Some Common Sites Of Drowning Deaths:
Sink (infant drowning)
How We Help
Drowning is scary as is, let us take care of the other challenges
Losing a loved one to a drowning accident can turn your life upside down. If you’ve lost somebody you love in a drowning accident resulting from the negligence of another party, you should consult with an expert drowning accident attorney from Loutos Law to determine your next steps. Call Loutos Law at our Jensen Beach office to schedule a consultation today.