Asked in Personal Injury for Nebraska

Q: Can I sue a place where I got hurt? Ending up with stitches and other injuries?

I was in the whirlpool and when I got out, I sat down on the bench to cool off when I blacked out and fell onto the floor. There were no lifeguards or anyone else in the pool area. I got six staples in my head, a CT scan, and was given antibiotics and pain reliever.

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Tim Akpinar
Tim Akpinar
  • Little Neck, NY

A: A Nebraska attorney could advise best, but your question remains open for two weeks. Liability in aquatic facility settings is sometimes argued both ways by defense attorneys and plaintiff attorneys, depending on the circumstances. Defense attorneys sometimes characterize spontaneous medical events as things over which a facility had no control, and where it did not breach any care of duty owed to a guest. In contrast, plaintiff attorneys sometimes base liability on an absence of supervision of activities or medical response. The most reliable way to answer your question would be to reach out to Nebraska attorneys to discuss in detail. Good luck

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