Swimming pools can pose significant dangers to Colorado
residents. Many people sustain severe injuries that lead to life-altering
complications and even death due to swimming pool accidents every year. If a
swimming pool owner fails to observe basic safety guidelines around the
property, the victims of swimming pool accidents may have grounds for legal
If you suffered serious injuries from a swimming pool
accident, contact the Fang Law Firm today. Our Denver
firm has years of experience representing clients who suffered injuries as the
result of negligence, including victims of pool accidents. Clients choose the
Fang Law Firm for our tenacity, high success rate, and compassion for our
Why Choose Us?
The Fang Law Firm operates on a contingency fee basis. This system means that if we do not secure a settlement on your behalf, you do not pay any legal fees. If we do secure a settlement, we take an agreed-upon percentage of your settlement as payment.
Our Denver accident attorneys strive to maintain open, honest communication with our clients. We are always available to answer any questions you may have and will update you throughout the claims process.
Our Denver-based attorneys have more than a decade of experience litigating personal injury cases, maintaining a 98% success rate along the way.
Pool Accident Statistics
Pools pose serious risks to users, including drowning and
oxygen-deprivation injuries. According to statistics from the Centers for Disease Control:
3,536 drowned in the United States each year
between 2005 and 2014. These drownings were unintentional and not related to
1 in 5 people who die from drowning are children
under the age of 14.
Over 50% of drowning victims who survive their
injuries need hospitalization or specialty treatment.
For every child who dies from drowning, 5
children need to receive emergency care for drowning injuries.
Pool Laws and Regulations in Colorado
All Colorado swimming pools and mineral baths must follow regulations
set forth by the Colorado Secretary of State.
All pools need a 16-foot rescue pole
All pools need ring buoys, first aid kits, and
All pools must have depth markers on the decks
All pools must have non-slip decks
Pools that do not allow diving must have a “No
Pools without a lifeguard must display “No
Pools in non-restricted public places must have
fences at least five-feet high
Common Pool Accident Injuries
Pool accidents can lead to severe, life-altering injuries. Depriving
the body of oxygen can cause serious brain injuries and additional trauma. Other
common injuries sustained by victims of swimming pool accidents.
Head injuries, such as lacerations and skull fractures
When you file a personal injury or wrongful death lawsuit
for a swimming pool accident, you can claim certain economic and non-economic
If you file a personal injury lawsuit, you can collect the
Past and future medical expenses
Loss of income and earning ability
Pain and suffering
Any other out-of-pocket expenses
If you are the parent, child, or spouse of a person who died
in a swimming pool accident, you can seek the following damages.
Funeral and burial expenses
Medical expenses for the deceased before death
Loss of companionship
Pain and suffering
Contact the Fang Law Firm Today
Do you need a Denver pool injury attorney for your swimming pool accident case? The Fang Law Firm can help. We can assist you in investigating the circumstances of your case, gathering evidence, calculating your damages and, if needed, taking your case to court.