Slippery pool deck in Cave Creek Arizona?
Does the deck of your swimming pool become dangerously slippery or slick when wet? Does it continue to stay slippery even when dry? If you have this problem and are a commercial or residential resident of Cave Creek Arizona, Walkway Management Group of Arizona can help. Our company will work to help any property in The Greater Phoenix Area take action against the threats of injury that can occur on the hard surfaces encompassing your swimming pool. Call us today to schedule a consultation or read more below about our company’s procedures, products, and services.
Why is it important to increase traction on surfaces surrounding a swimming pool?
As a pool owner, you most likely already are cautious about the many dangers that can come with one. However, what people are often astonished to find is just how many injuries happen on the low-friction areas surrounding their pool. Statistically, most of the injuries related to swimming pools don’t even happen in the water at all. According to the CDC, about 150,000 injuries will take place each year as a result of slip and fall accidents around a swimming pool. Being that it’s the most arid and hot region in The United States, The Greater Phoenix area has more swimming pools than any other urbanized area of the country. Therefore, one can come to realize that the more swimming pools a locale has, the more a slip and fall accident will likely take place.
What can happen if someone gets injured around my pool?
If a person were to be injured around your swimming pool and decide that they need to take any action seeking compensation, you could possibly be held accountable for their injuries. Some lawyers will specialize in “slip and fall accidents”. Slip and fall attorneys will assess the worth of a victim’s injury well before they even take them on as a client. Here are a few of the many factors that an attorney can consider while addressing the value of a case.
- Your Financial Assets– Personal injury attorneys will estimate the value of your finances and material wealth. The more wealth you have accumulated, the higher the amount a victim may try to seek for compensation. Regardless of if you have large pools of money, a lawyer can estimate the value of other belongings such as: vehicles, properties, stocks, or any other investments to cover the cost of the claim.
- Insurance– Personal injury attorneys will also directly communicate with your insurance provider to see how much coverage will settle the claim. If you are a business or home owner in Cave Creek with a pool, it is important to look ahead for any measures that your insurance company will provide to settle any injuries or accidents that take place on your property. If they decide that the proper actions have not been taken they may not cover the costs of an injury at all, in that case you may have to pay for the total sum of their injuries.
- Steps to take to reduce injury – Any steps you have taken in preventing an injury from occurring on your property, will minimize the likelihood of you being held accountable for any injuries that do end up happening on your residence. If you think that you don’t need to take the proper measures to avoid legal litigation simply because you believe that only your family will use your swimming pool, you will need to reconsider. If a person were to trespass into your property (regardless of legality), and injure themselves on the deck of your pool, you could theoretically still be held responsible for their injuries had you not taken proper steps to avoid the accident. Courts can easily claim that you are at fault for creating a hazardous environment. Taking steps to reduce the chance for a slip and fall accident around your pool will lessen any likelihood for you to be held liable. Hence: the more dire the injury, the more compensation the victim of an injury will try to seek. Personal injury attorneys will consider any of the factors that you have taken to create a slip-free area. If you were to install a fence around your swimming pool that is at least 4 feet tall, and maximize the friction of surfaces surrounding your pool to a safe level; you would reduce the risk of being held liable for any injuries that occur on your property.
Walkway Management Group of Arizona assesses the level of friction on your deck with ‘The Bot 3000E’. Using our powerful tech we can find the “slip coefficient of friction” of any given surface. While this term may seem technical, it simply refers to the unit of measure for the force it would take to move an object on a flat surface (That being said it may not even be needed to determine the amount of friction on the surface around your pool). Here at Walkway Management Group of Arizona we utilize great products to maximize the friction of your pool deck. Once we have a grip on how slick the surface of your deck is, we will treat it with our ‘Boost’ products, alleviating the threat of you or your kids falling and getting injured on a slippery pool deck. Stopping this problem now can keep any other people from falling, therefore avoiding a suit to your homeowners insurance. With our ‘Boost’ products and ‘Bot 3000E’ Walkway Management Group of Arizona will help keep your friends and family from being injured on your pool deck. Call for an evaluation today.