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$4 million wrongful death verdict to parents of child who drowned in swimming pool

In a recent wrongful death lawsuit, a jury awarded over $4 million to the family of a boy that drowned in a country club pool. The pool management company was found negligent for failing to adequately staff the pool and train lifeguards properly. The couple could appeal because their state caps wrongful death cases at $1.3 million so the pain and suffering of their 5-year-old son was dismissed. Parents are often forced to fight for justice for their children when they are injured, and swimming pool related injuries are one of the most common types.

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