Author: Personal Injury Attorney Paul D. Hux
Here comes summer and with it the opening of the multitude of pools that may be in your area. There is nothing better than jumping into a pool on one of our hot and humid days in Virginia. But pools can be dangerous if proper safety precautions are not taken.
You can never be too careful when it comes to being around water, especially for children. Each year over 300 children under the age of five drown in swimming pools. Approximately 3,000 children in that same arge group end up in hospital emergency rooms for injuries received in and around pools and spas. Nationally, drowning is the leading cause of death for children under five years of age.
So what can…