Nevada Personal Injury Lawyers Representing Accident Victims in Sun Valley
Sun Valley, Nevada has only been recognizable on the map for approximately 100 years. It wasn’t until the early 1900s when a couple of families came to the area raise goats, hogs, chicken, and sheep on the land that people from nearby Reno and Sparks began to take notice.
Today, the community of Sun Valley hardly resembles its agricultural roots, now being home to nearly 20,000 residents and a thriving town with numerous homes, apartments, and businesses located on the many streets throughout.
The community has enjoyed a stable population of just over 19,000 for the past decade or more, with the majority of the individuals being families. As of the 2000 census, 40.7% of the individuals had children under the age of 18, with 54.3% being married couples living together and 13.7% being a female householder with no husband present. What many of these families have in common (apart from having youngsters within their household) is a pool.
Given the dry and semi-arid conditions of Sun Valley, a pool is an ideal way to cool off during the spring, summer, and even early weeks of fall.
Reinforcing Pool Safety Throughout Sun Valley
Swimming pools are often sources of fun and relaxation, but they can also be a source of distraught. The CDC has made it no secret that drowning is the leading cause of unintentional deaths across this nation, and that a number of these individuals who are drowning are innocent children.
Pool safety should be paramount not only in Sun Valley but throughout all of Nevada where pools are almost a backyard staple in many communities. There are a variety of things that homeowners with pools can do to prevent injury, including:
- Enclosing the pool in a fence and with a latched lockable gate
- Equipping the pool with an alarm
- Posting clear signage that dictates appropriate poolside behavior (i.e. No running, no diving, etc.)
- Ensuring that children (and adults!) have taken formal swimming lessons prior to entering the pool
- Ensuring that someone present has first aid training and can assist if necessary
- Having a watchful adult present while young children are in the pool
Another important part of keeping a pool safe is properly maintaining it. Pool owners should be regularly checking their pool’s equipment and ensuring that hazardous cleaning materials are appropriately stored and locked up so that children and pets will not come in contact with them.
There are many steps one can take to prevent a swimming pool accident, but injuries may and still do occur.
If you or a loved one has been injured in a swimming pool related accident that has resulted from the negligence of another party, our professional and compassionate Sun Valley personal injury attorneys at the law firm of Bertoldo, Baker, Carter, and Smith are on hand to discuss your claim.
Call to schedule a free initial consultation at 702-228-2600.
Directions to Las Vegas Personal Injury Attorneys from Sun Valley, NV
These directions are from Google Maps starting from:
Sun Valley, NV
Total Est. Time: 6 hr 58 mins
Total Est. Distance: 448 mi
- Turn left onto Sun Valley Blvd
- Continue onto NV-443/Clearacre Ln
- Turn left toward US-395 S
- Merge onto US-395 S via the ramp on the left to Carson
- Merge onto US-395 S
- Take exit 68 to merge onto I-80 E toward Elko
- Take exit 48 toward US-95 Alt/US-50 Alt/E Fernley
- Turn right onto I-80BUS W/US-95 ALT (signs for Fernly/Fallon/NAS Fallon)
- At the traffic circle, take the 3rd exit onto US-50 ALT E/E Main St
- Continue onto US-50 E
- Turn right onto McLean Rd
- Turn left onto NV-117 S
- Turn right onto NV-362 S/US-95 Truck
- Turn left onto US-95 S/Rte 95 S
- Turn left onto US-95 S/S 2nd St/Rte 95 S
- Take exit 81 for Rainbow Blvd
- Keep right at the fork, follow signs for Rainbow Blvd S and merge onto NV-595 S/N Rainbow Blvd
- Merge onto NV-595 S/N Rainbow Blvd
- Turn right onto W Sahara Ave
- Destination will be on the right
We are located at:
7408 West Sahara Ave
Las Vegas, Nevada 89117
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