No parent wants to imagine the possibility of his or her child drowning. Yet unintentional drowning happens quickly and quietly and it can happen in the blink of an eye. Unfortunately, approximately 10 people die each day from unintentional drowning, with two being children under the age of 14.
For many in Miami, summertime means frequent trips to the pool, the lake, and the beach. What many do not realize is along with those frequent trips comes a major risk of a child drowning. Between 2005 and 2009, an average of 3,533 unintentional and fatal drowning’s took place, and an additional 347 individuals died from boating-related drowning accidents.
Children aged 1-4 have the highest risk of suffering a drowning accident. In an effort to keep yourself, and your loved ones safe this summer, here are some simple tips to follow.
Water safety should be a top priority in all Miami homes to ensure that everyone has a safe summer. By educating yourself, and your children, concerning water safety, you can significantly minimize your chances of drowning.
Contact Miami personal injury lawyer if someone you love has been involved in an accidental drowning in Miami, Fort Lauderdale, Palm Beach, or anywhere in the State of Florida, you need an experienced Miami serious accident lawyer on your side. Contact the Dante Law Firm, P.A. to learn more about all of your legal options. Call us at 1-888-920-HURT or 305-949-2526 today to discuss your case.