Diving Board Injuries
Diving boards offer a fun and exciting addition to many swimming pools, but they can also be one of the most dangerous features of a pool. Every year, hospitals around the country treat nearly 13,000 individuals for diving board-related injuries, many of them very serious. By being aware of some of the hazards of diving boards, you are better able to protect yourself and your loved ones from harm while enjoying the pool in the hot summer months.
If you or someone you care about has been seriously injured in a diving board accident on another person’s property, do not hesitate to contact the skilled and knowledgeable Wisconsin premises liability attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 for a free consultation regarding your case.
Diving Board Accidents
There are a variety of accidents that can happen on diving boards that can be very serious and even life-threatening. It is important to always swim with supervision or in the company of other people so that the risk of drowning can be minimized. The following are representative of diving board accidents include:
- Hitting the bottom of the pool due to insufficient pool depth
- Hitting the sides of the pool
- Falling off the diving board onto the cement below
- Striking the diving board after a jump
If your injuries were the result of a negligent property owner or contractor, you may be able to seek financial compensation through a civil lawsuit.
If you or a loved one has been injured by a diving board, contact the Wisconsin premises liability lawyers of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. at 800-242-2874 for more information regarding your legal rights and options.