Call for a free consultation 24/7 1 800 208-3538
WE UNDERSTAND
CATASTROPHIC
LOSS AND DO ALL
WE CAN TO HELP. GET A FREE CONSULTATION
CLICK HERE
29 March 2016 By James M. Johnson 0 comments

PALM SPRINGS: One Electrocuted, 6 Injured at Swimming Pool on Yosemite Drive

Fatal Victim ID’ed as James Tramel, 6 Others Injured

PALM SPRINGS, California (March 29, 2016)James Tramel, 43, of Burlingame, was electrocuted as he attempted to rescue his two daughters Sunday afternoon as they were suffering from electric shock while swimming in a backyard pool with faulty electrical wiring, the Riverside County Sheriff’s Coroner reported.

A total of seven people were shocked in the pool during an Easter Sunday partambulancey. The San Francisco area family was vacationing in the Coachella Valley at the family home located in the 2300 block of Yosemite Drive. They were enjoying a swim in the pool when the father James Tramel noticed his daughters were being shocked in the water. He reportedly jumped into the pool to help his two daughters.

Paramedics rushed at least seven people to the hospital, but the man died of his injuries at Desert Regional Medical Center in Palm Springs. The 9-year-old girl suffered critical injuries and was taken to Loma Linda Medical Center along with her 10-year-old sister who is listed in stable condition.

Four other people were treated at the hospital, but they have since been released.

The Palm Springs Police Department is heading up an investigation into the incident, but preliminary results indicate that faulty pool equipment is to blame. Swimmers who were further away from the equipment managed to get out of the pool safely.

“Swimming pool equipment should be inspected annually to ensure wiring is properly grounded,” said Attorney James Johnson. “The homeowner of this pool can be held liable for those injured or who have lost a loved one in a case such as this one.”

If you were injured or have lost a loved one in an incident such as this one, Johnson Attorneys Group can help by providing a free legal consultation at 800-235-6801.

Related Posts

Johnson Attorneys Group was founded with the intent of helping people by protecting the rights of our clients and their families. We know that often times a monetary reward cannot make up for a loss. It is our intent to seek justice by minimizing this disparity.

Over $80,000,000 in settlements
and a 98.7% case success rate.

Our ambitions and goals are directly aligned with that of our clients’ because of our contingency fee agreement. We only win if our clients do. Because of this commitment to our clients, we have recovered over $80,000,000 in settlements and hold a 98.7% success rate.

Receive a Free Consultation.

Tell us about your case

  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.