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Another Pool Danger: Hazardous Fumes

Authorities quickly determined that a malfunctioning pool pump was dumping hazardous amounts of sodium hydroxide into the hotel’s pool, essentially overchlorinating the water. Hazmat crews said that it was rare for a pump to fail in this manner.

Child Drowning Statistics in Nevada Pools

There have also been numerous stories of a child wandering into a pool and drowning. If the pool (be it residential or municipal) does not have barriers which are designed to keep young children out, then the pool owners or operators might be found liable in a wrongful death lawsuit.

The Tragedy of Child Drowning Deaths

Most swimming pools are supposed to have someone responsible for monitoring the safety of those swimming in it – including backyard pools. If no supervision is present, the owners of the pool could be sued for wrongful death if a child drowns in it.