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Pool Drain Accidents

Our Pool Drain Accident Attorneys Have Won Billions for Our Clients

Pool Drain Accident Attorneys

Renowned Lawyers Fighting for Pool Drain Accident Victims Nationwide

Pool drain accidents became such a problem in the United States that a federal law known as the Virginia Graeme Baker Pool and Spa Safety Act (VGBA) was passed in 2007 to prevent them. Virginia Graeme Baker, the granddaughter of former Secretary of State James Baker III, died in 2002 after she was trapped underwater by a spa drain. The VGBA created a national standard for pool and spa drains and required all pools to be retrofitted with drain covers designed to prevent entrapment.

If you, your child, or someone you love was harmed in a pool or spa drain accident, it’s likely that it was caused by someone who failed to follow VGBA regulations. Our attorneys are equipped to investigate what happened and build a case against whomever failed to keep your loved one safe. Building the case could help get the financial relief your child or your family needs to recover from the trauma of a pool drain accident.

Call our pool drain accident attorneys today at (888) 493-1629 for a free consultation. We can help.

Pool & Spa Drain Accidents

Pools clean themselves through a scheduled circulating system that runs even if there are people swimming. Typically, these systems are harmless to humans if drains have proper safety coverings. Pool drain accidents only occur when a portion of a person’s body creates a seal around an open drain. As required by the VGBA, pool drain covers need to make it difficult for a human body to create a seal around a pool or spa drain.

Children suffer from drowning accidents with the most frequency in the United States. The Centers for Disease Control say that drowning kills more children between the ages between one and four than any other accidental cause of death. The group most vulnerable to a pool drain accident is small children. When pool managers or aquatic centers fail to install proper drain covers, they are breaking the law and putting young lives at risk. If your family has lost someone due to a pool drain accident, get justice with the help of Arnold & Itkin.

Our Pool Drain Accident Lawyers Explain Your Options at (888) 493-1629

At Arnold & Itkin, our team of drowning accident lawyers is proud to advocate for swimming pool safety by holding property managers and drain cover manufacturers accountable for negligence. We fight to get our clients enough financial relief to pay for medical bills, pain and suffering, and other hardships associated with drowning accidents. Our pool drain accident lawyers have won billions for clients; we are ready to fight for you.

Contact Arnold & Itkin today for a free consultation. We cover all your legal fees and only collect payment if we win your case.

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  • $8 Billion Top 3 Largest Jury Verdict in U.S. History Arnold & Itkin LLP tried a Risperdal case against Johnson & Johnson for failing to warn about one of the drug’s most damaging side effects: gynecomastia. Our skill, hard work, and dedication resulted in the third-largest jury verdict ever obtained ...
  • $357 Million Largest Workplace Accident Settlement in Texas history Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a massive nine-figure settlement against a transnational corporation for a workplace incident. The settlement set a Texas record for being the largest personal injury settlement in the state’s history.
  • $205 Million Confidential Settlement Obtained for Numerous Clients Arnold & Itkin reached a record $205,000,000 settlement on behalf of clients after several years of hard-fought litigation. The case settled just before trial was set to begin.
  • $171 Million One of the Largest Confidential Settlements in History Arnold & Itkin worked over the course of several years to represent clients in a case that many other law firms turned down. In the end, we were able to obtain a record-setting confidential settlement of $171 million.
  • $117 Million Largest Single-Event Personal Injury Verdict in Louisiana History Arnold & Itkin represented a pregnant woman who experienced stomach pain and called Acadian Ambulance. The driver of the ambulance drove the ambulance into the back of a sugar cane truck causing the plaintiff's spine to be severed at T4 and for her ...
  • $116 Million Confidential Settlement Arnold & Itkin LLP negotiated a massive nine figure settlement on behalf of their clients after several years of hard fought litigation.
  • $110 Million Record Settlement Achieved for Victims of Defective Products Arnold & Itkin obtained a record settlement for individuals harmed by defective, dangerous products. The result exemplifies our commitment to clients and justice for those seriously injured by the conduct of others.
  • $105 Million Record Settlement for Dangerous Product Victims Arnold & Itkin’s legal team helped represent those harmed by dangerous products. We were successful in recovering a $105 million settlement.
  • $97 Million Massive Settlement Secured for Refinery Workers Arnold & Itkin is proud to share that after months of preparation for trial, our firm was able to secure a huge settlement for clients who were injured in a refinery fire. Find out more now.
  • $92.7 Million Record Settlement for Burn Injury Victim Arnold & Itkin LLP secured a substantial settlement for a man who suffered severe burns in an accident at his job. The settlement set a new record statewide for workers with similar injuries.
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