Child in Serious Condition After Near Drowning
LAKE ELSINORE (June 9, 2017)- According to My Valley News, a child remains in serious condition after nearly drowning in a swimming pool in the backyard of a residential home Friday.
The incident took place in the afternoon at roughly 2:25 p.m. at the 31000 block of Willow View Place.
Paramedics and 911 were called after the unidentified child, whose age and gender have also not been revealed, was found unresponsive in the pool.on the child and rushed him by ambulance to Inland Valley Medical Center located in Wildomar.
CPR life-saving efforts were provided to the child who was rushed by ambulance to Inland Valley Medical Center located in Wildomar.
No specifics have been provided at this time regarding what exactly happened and caused the child to become unconscious and almost drown in the backyard of the home pool.
Riverside County Sheriff’s Department will be handling the investigation.
Based on this news report, it remains unclear what exactly happened and may have caused the child to nearly drown. It is at the risk of the home or property owner who they allow in their pool or near the premises such as a visitor who swims in a pool at a private residence or a hotel guest who uses the pool. Property owners in these circumstances must make take it upon themselves to assure the pool and surroundings are safe and free of any dangers or hazardous material.
In this particular case, it is likely that the parents of the child may pursue a personal injury claim if they wish against the home or property owner who will likely be held accountable for the child’s injuries. Injured victims have the right to seek compensation for damages including medical expenses and pain and suffering.
At Johnson Attorneys Group our staff members are made up of experienced lawyers representing victims involved in drowning personal injury cases. These incidents more often than not can cause great stress and leave both the victim and family members with confusion regarding their legal rights. Our Riverside County area lawyers are here for you every step of the way to assist you in proceeding on with your claim. We are well prepared to help you obtain maximum compensation for the costs of medical treatment, pain and suffering, and loss of future income. Give us a call today at 800-235-6801.
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