“swimming accidents”

Swimming Lessons Could Reduce Accident Risk of Autistic Children

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | September 12, 2018

Children with autism should begin swimming lessons before they begin any other kind of therapies to improve their quality of life.   This is according to safety experts who have recently stated that autistic children have a risk of meeting with a fatal pool accident that is approximately 150 times higher than for children who do […]

With Summer Comes a New Danger: Swimming Pools

By Robert N. Katz, Esq. | June 15, 2011

“Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the water…” As temperatures climb and children take to public pools in droves, so too does the rate of swimming accidents. Recently, for example, Gwinnett County firefighters in Georgia spent several hours working to free a child’s arm from a swimming pool vacuum line. […]