Swimply Accident Lawyer in Miami
In Miami, Perazzo Law handles Swimply pool accident claims for injuries, damages, and losses.
Were you, a friend, or relative hurt as a result of a pool accident stemming from negligence on behalf the pool owner renting through Swimply? In Miami, the Perazzo Law firm urges and recommends that accident victims that suffer bodily injury, damages, or losses in a swimming pool accident, call us at (786) LAWS-411 or contact us ONLINE to find out about a possible accident claim for compensation.
WHAT IS SWIMPLY?
Swimply is a new concept in the era of renting privately owned spaces. Much like Airbnb, which rents out real-estate property such as apartments, rooms, and houses to individuals, Swimply attempts to act a broker to rent-out another person's swimming pool. But who is responsible for an accident which occurs in or around their swimming pool? According to information provided by the pool rental site, those listing their pools will be labeled the HOST, who in turn will be responsible for carrying insurance that serves to cover injuries, damages, or losses on behalf of the renter or proprietor. In other words, Swimply attempts to not be held liable in the event of injuries or losses that occur in the pool or as a result of. When it comes to damages inflicted upon the pool or property, guests will be obliged to sign a waiver and pay a security deposit in the event that the damaged property must be repaired or replaced. Basically, Swimply attempts to act as a mediator in the event of a damage claim on behalf of the proprietor or renter. Though the terms and conditions are complex and long, Swimply attempts to free themselves of injuries or damages and basically attempts to serves as a broker between the potential guest and the swimming pool owner.
Though not clearly specified, a Swimply pool accident will most likely fall under a premises liability claim for compensation through a personal injury lawyer filing an accident claim. Premises Liability laws protect individuals such as shoppers, visitors, guests, employees, etc., against negligence or faulty infrastructure that may lead to bodily harm, damages, losses and even wrongful death. In this case, the property owner will be responsible for carrying an insurance policy which covers injuries, damages, or losses to the guest, as well as to cover any outstanding damage to the pool or other spaces or objects within the premises being rented out and offered to guests. However, when booking a pool through Swimply, guests and invitees assume all risks of injuries or losses, as stated in its terms and agreements.
SWIMPLY BASICS FOR POOL HOSTS (RENTERS) AND GUESTS
- A legal agreement must be established between Swimply and the Host in order to use Swimply services.
- Pool listings must apply to local laws which may include registering and obtaining a permit which allows third parties to rent the owner's pool.
- Swimply attempts to waiver all control over the behavior of the pool hosts, guests and third party users.
- Individuals must be 18 or over to register, use, or post on Swimply.
- Swimply may use the member's personal information to run a police background check.
- Hosts are obliged to purchase insurance coverage to compensate guests in the event of negligence on behalf of the Host.
- Swimply attempts to waiver all liability in the event of an accident.
- On occasion, Guests may be required to pay a security deposit to cover damages to the Host property.
- Hosts must provide physical evidence through photographs in the event of damage brought about by the Guest.
- Swimply waives the right to collect payments for damages to the property or pool by the guest.
- Members may not perform their own agreements outside the Swimpy platform.
- Failure to abide by Swimply rules and regulations may lead to termination of membership.
- Unruly behavior must be reported to the authorities and then to Swimply.
- SEE Terms and Conditions for further information on the Swimply service.
BASIC FACTS ABOUT SWIMMING POOL ACCIDENTS
Swimming pools and swimming pool areas such as decks and swimming pool furniture such as lounge chairs present the potential for an accident. Decks are slippery when wet and many times people may fall and suffer injuries such as bruises, bumps, and even breaks. Though pool operators cannot control how people behave, there should be security personnel or lifeguards on duty to prevent pool-goers from behaving negligently. Small children are a high risk of injury when in or around a pool area. Lifeguards and/or adult supervision should always be present when small children are in or around a swimming pool. Some of the most common swimming pool accidents include:
WHAT TO DO IF YOU HAVE BEEN HURT IN A SWIMMING POOL RELATED ACCIDENT
In Miami, Perazzo Law to follow these procedures in the event of a pool-side accident:
- Report the incident to the proprietor or pool operator
- Document the incident and the location of where the accident happened
- Check the surface for any irregularities such as protruding surfaces or cracks in the floors
- Check to make sure a lifeguard or a responsible party is on hand
- Photograph the swimming area and point out any irregularities
- Seek eyewitness testimony
- Seek medical attention at the establishment and your personal doctor
If you, a loved one, or family member has suffered personal injury or wrongful death as a result of negligence on behalf of hotel or motel managers regarding proper safety measures for swimming pools, the Perazzo Law Firm's professional staff is ready to handle your Premises Liability Claim for Compensation for Swimming pool accidents in Miami. Contact our Miami or North Miami Beach law offices ONLINE or CALL (786) LAWS-411 / 888-PERAZZO for a FREE initial consultation to discuss a pool accident case and a possible compensation claim for injuries, damages, or losses.
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