Summer Series: Diving Injury

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Diving and Spinal Cord Injuries also can occur around water, especially swimming pools, rocks, and piers. Diving related accidents can result in permanent paralysis, severance of the spinal cord, paraplegia and quadriplegia. Diving accidents can occur when the diving area is not large or deep enough and the diver hits the slope of a pool or the bottom instead of the deep water area. Horseplay can result in someone falling into the water and becoming injured, as can jumping into the water and landing on someone. The owners and operators of the swimming area are responsible to maintain the safety of these areas and are in the best position to protect swimmers from serious injury and death.

Have you or someone you know been involved in an aquatic injury and seeking compensation? Our experienced and knowledgeable New York aquatic injury attorney can help you with your legal claim today!

If you or a family member were injured or killed from an aquatic related accident using Jet Skis, in a swimming pool, or while diving, call an experienced aquatic attorney at 212-725-8500.

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Michael Gunzburg is a New York Aquatic Injury Attorney serving the New York Metropolitan area, including New York City, Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens, Staten Island, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, Rockland and Orange County.

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