A 2-year-old child was rescued by a family member after nearly drowning when the child fell into a backyard swimming pool. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the near-drowning experience occurred April 6 at a home in the 32000 block of Lomita Drive in Rancho Santa Margarita. The child was transported to a hospital in the area. The extent of the toddler’s injuries is not known. Our thoughts and prayers are with the child and the family. Continue reading →
A 3-year-old girl was transported to a hospital after falling into a hot tub at an Aliso Viejo home. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, firefighters responded to reports of a child underwater at a residence on Alisal Court the afternoon of August 26, 2017. Someone at the home where a birthday party was being hosted had spotted the girl at the bottom of the jacuzzi and pulled her out of the water. A physician who was at the home performed CPR on the girl.
By the time a fire crew and ambulance arrived, the girl was Continue reading →
A 5-year-old boy nearly drowned in a swimming pool accident, which occurred at a community pool in Garden Grove. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred the night of July 8, 2016 in the 13000 block of Lampson Avenue. The boy was found submerged in the pool. His uncle had done CPR and was able to resuscitate him. Firefighters were told the boy might have been in the water for about two minutes. Officials said the boy was lethargic, but breathing. He was transported to an area hospital in stable condition.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to this child and his family members. We wish him the very best for a speedy and complete recovery. Continue reading →
A 3-year-old girl nearly drowned after a swimming pool accident the evening of September 27, 2015.
According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the incident occurred in the evening in the 2300 block of Hoxie Drive in Tustin during a pool party.
A doctor, who was at the party, performed CPR until paramedics arrived.
Orange County fire officials say that the doctor’s act saved the child’s life. The girl was crying and Continue reading →
The Orange County swimming pool accident lawyers at Bisnar Chase Personal Injury Attorneys often remind the public about keeping young children safe in and around swimming pools.
These are tragedies that can be prevented.
We’re about a month away from Memorial Day and already, we’re hearing about drowning and near-drowning incidents in Orange County.
The Orange County Register reports that Lucia Ulrich, a 2-year-old girl Continue reading →
Two young children were critically injured in separate Orange County swimming pool accidents.
According to a news report in The Orange County Register, a 20-month-old boy was found floating in his family’s backyard pool the evening of May 2, 2015.
The boy was pulled out by his father and Continue reading →
An alert bystander played a crucial role in preventing what could have ended up as a tragic swimming pool accident in Riverside County.
According to a news report in The Press-Enterprise, firefighter-paramedics responded the evening of April 18, 2015 to a report of a near drowning in the 1200 block of Dodge City Place.
Witnesses said the bystander at the residence saw the girl Continue reading →
A 3-year-old boy was killed in an Orange County swimming pool accident after he drowned in the backyard pool of an Anaheim home the afternoon of December 23, 2014.
According to a news report in the Orange County Register, the incident occurred at a home in the 2200 block of West Judith Lane.
Officials say a family from Santa Ana was visiting relatives who live in the Anaheim home and frantically searched for the boy in the house when they realized Continue reading →
Fire officials in Orange County have seen more swimming pool and drowning accidents this year already than they did in 2013, The Orange County Register reports.
On Sunday, emergency responders rushed to a community pool on Keywood Lane in Santa Ana to help revive a 2-year-old boy.
This was the 74th drowning Continue reading →
A 4-year-old boy died in a swimming pool accident after he drowned in a spa pool located in the backyard of a home.
According to a KCAL9 news report, the incident occurred in the 2600 block of Mercedes Drive. The boy was trapped in the swimming pool when one of his hands got caught in a suction drain.
Fire officials said the boy’s great-grandparents were watching him and tried to rescue the child. It is not clear how long the boy was underwater.
Firefighters performed CPR on the boy and took him to the hospital where he later died.
Officials say this is a tragic accident that could have been completely avoided.
Upon investigation, officials found that Continue reading →