Swimming Pool Drowning Death  / Injury / Brain Damage

Kansas City Personal Injury Attorney Matthew O'Connor


Unfortunately, a swimming pool drowning death is not that uncommon today, whether at a private or public pool.  In other cases, someone may suffer a severe injury or even permanent brain damage following a swimming pool accident.  Who is responsible, and are you or surviving family members eligible for compensation from those who are liable?  It is critical to consult with a personal injury lawyer in Kansas City when an injury or tragedy results do to someone else's negligence.  At The O'Connor Law Firm, we fight aggressively on behalf of those who deserve justice, providing the legal guidance and support essential to reaching a positive outcome.

Obtain the compensation you deserve with a Kansas City swimming pool drowning attorney

At the O’Connor Law Firm, you receive the knowledge of one of Kansas City’s most experienced swimming pool accident attorneys, specializing in pool drownings, injury and brain damage. You will obtain the security of knowing you are being represented by a personal injury lawyer who gives his clients an unparalleled level of quality, care and personal attention. With over 20 years of court room experience, you know you aren't simply obtaining a lawyer that wants to settle outside of court to make a quick dollar. Matt O'Connor fights to get you the top settlement possible and understands state laws regarding pool regulation. Contact us for a free consultation in our office, or I will come to you if you are bed ridden or in the hospital.
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Swimming Pool Drowning Death & Injuries in Missouri


For children between the ages of one and 14, drowning is a leading cause of death according to the CDC.  Even more concerning, five children in this age group are hospitalized due to a swimming pool injury for every one who loses his or her life.  Whether at a public pool or one at a family member or friend's home, there are certain measure that must be put into place to ensure safety.  Private pools should include fences with gates that may be locked to keep young children out when not supervised; public pools should have warning signs posted, and lifeguards on duty.  Property owners, whether of private or city/public property, are often responsible when a drowning death or injury occurs at a swimming pool.  This is especially true when property owners do not properly warn or supervise patrons, or take appropriate steps to ensure the safety of those who enjoy the swimming pools.

Common Swimming Pool Injuries


While drowning is certainly the most devastating event that could occur at a swimming pool, other injuries such as brain damage can be traumatic and life-changing.  For injuries that are non-fatal, some of the most common include TBI (traumatic brain injury), evisceration, disembowelment, spinal cord injuries, broken bones and fractures, facial lacerations, and soft tissue injuries.  Regardless of the injury, it is vital to work with a skilled and experienced Kansas City personal injury attorney who will review your case, determine all parties who may be liable, and work to recover the damages you may be entitled to.

Contact The O'Connor Law Firm Immediately


Swimming is an enjoyable and fun pastime, however it is also very dangerous when adults fail to properly supervise children or required safety measures are not put into place.  Whether your family has experienced a swimming pool drowning death or other injury, or a loved one is the victim of brain damage, we urge you to take action immediately to protect your legal rights and hold those who were negligent accountable.  Contact The O'Connor Law Firm now for a free consultation at 816-842-1111.


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Kansas City Swimming Pool Drowning Attorney, Pool Death, Brain Damage or Injury Lawyer Matt O'Connor

Kansas City swimming pool drowning lawyer Matt O’Connor has over 20 years of experience in the court room and has been honored as a Superlawyer in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.  He is not like your average injury attorney, he has been commonly shown as a legal analyst on national news stations such as Fox News due to his wealth of knowledge and success as a swimming pool death, drowning or brain damage attorney. Mr. O'Connor is changing the way his clients feel about lawyers. If you are injured, give Mr. O'Connor's office a call or contact us through our online form.  You will deal directly with Matt O'Connor and his talented staff.  Mr. O'Connor handles all cases himself, and prides himself on running a very excellent law firm with personalized service.