Perez-Gurri Law Firm
Pool Accident Statistics 2021
Updated: Jun 22, 2022
South Florida is known for its warm weather, blue sky, and fun in the sun. Unfortunately, many Floridians are injured daily in swimming pool accidents. Under Florida law, when a pool owner fails to take necessary precautions to make their pool safe, they may be liable for resulting injuries.
80% of drownings happen in residential pools or spas.
The #1 cause of unintentional death for children ages 1-4 is drowning.
Average medical costs are $75,000 to $180,000 for a near-drowning events.
An isolation fence (four-sided fence) reduces a child's risk of drowning by 83%
Experience the Difference
1 - https://snicc.org/files/uploads/Facts_about_Swimming_Pool_Drowning_Accidents.pdf
2 - https://www.poolsafely.gov/blog/know-the-facts-fatal-child-drownings/
3 - https://www.poolsafely.gov/blog/know-the-facts-fatal-child-drownings/
4 - https://www.cdc.gov/homeandrecreationalsafety/water-safety/waterinjuries-factsheet.html