Written by attorney Mark Bidner | Feb 8, 2018

Florida Swimming Pool Accidents

Florida has over 1 million private residential swimming pools, and thousands more at hotels and public parks. Pools provide cool relief for friends and family during our hot days, but they can also cause death or injury at a moments notice. Florida leads the nation in fatal swimming pool drownings. According to the Centers for Disease Control, 3 children die from drowning every day in a swimming pool accidents. It is also one the the leading causes of death for children ages 1-4 because it takes less than 5 minutes for an unsupervised child to drown. Attorney Mark Bidner and the Bidner Injury Law firm agree with the Association of Pediatrics and recommend that every parent have their child receive professional swimming lessons starting at age 1.

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