The drowning accident lawyers at Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. frequently represent surviving family members on behalf of victims who have suffered drowning deaths in Michigan. A detailed knowledge and understanding of these types of deaths is essential to achieving the best possible settlement for the drowning victim and his or her family. At the law firm of Buckfire & Buckfire, P.C. our Michigan drowning death lawyers are aware of all rules, regulations, statutes, and ordinances for swimming pools, beaches, waterparks, etc. in order to obtain the best settlement on behalf of the surviving relatives. Many of these cases are wrongful death lawsuits.
Drowning Deaths Statistics
In the summertime it is quite popular for Michigan residents to go swimming in a public pool, neighbor’s pool, friend’s pool, beach, or even a waterpark. However, quite often children can go unsupervised causing an unintentional drowning, or death.
According to PoolSafety.gov, from 2008-2010 the annual average number of drowning deaths that occur in pools and spas of children ages 0-14 equal approximately 390 victims. In addition, studies show that children 1-3 years of age have a 64 percent greater risk of suffering injuries or death caused by drowning.
Locations of Drowning Deaths
The drowning death lawyers want make sure that you and your family stay safe this summer when you go swimming by sharing where the potential dangers exist tailored by PoolSafety.gov that include:
- In-ground pools (59%)
- Above-ground pools (15%)
- Portable pools (9%)
Legal Rights After A Michigan Drowning Death Accident
Many times, a drowning death may be the negligence of another, including unsupervised swimming, reckless behavior, boating accident, jet ski accident or more. It is essential to hire a Michigan drowning death lawyer who has a complete understanding of these cases and the knowledge and experience to achieve the best result for the client and his or her family.
Our No Fee Promise For Michigan Drowning Death Lawsuits
We will represent you in your Michigan drowning death case under our NO FEE PROMISE. This means that you will not be charged any legal fees whatsoever unless we obtain a settlement or recovery for you. You have absolutely no obligation for legal fees unless we win your case. If we do not obtain a settlement for you, you owe us nothing!
Contact a Michigan Drowning Death Lawyer
For more information on your rights after a drowning death in Michigan, call us now at (800) 606-1717 to speak with one of our experienced drowning death lawyers about your case. Our office will start working on your case immediately and begin gathering witness statements and evidence to prove and win your case. Call today for your free consultation!