Biloxi, MS (May 24, 2022) - A two-year-old died after drowning in a resort pool in Biloxi on Sunday, May 22. The incident took place at the Margaritaville Resort.
Officials were called to the scene in order to provide aid to the young victim. There were many children at the scene at the time, and there the general site was described as chaotic by first responders. The child was later pronounced dead later that evening despite medical aid.
No criminal activity is believed to have been involved. An ongoing investigation into the deadly incident is underway.
We would like to extend our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim at this time.
Fatal Drownings in Mississippi
Drowning is a reality for many families in Mississippi, and statistics show that young children are more likely to be victims. For every kid that drowns and dies, another eight are treated in the emergency room for non-fatal drowning. Over 40% of drowning victims treated in emergency rooms need hospitalization or transfer to another facility for additional treatment.
A family member's premature death is heartbreaking, and it's made worse when it's due to someone else's negligence. You may be questioning how to proceed and cope with the extra costs associated with a fatal accident. Funeral and burial expenses may be included. In some cases, you may be eligible to file a wrongful death suit against the responsible party. Because wrongful death lawsuits are tough to prove, you need to choose an experienced Mississippi wrongful death lawyer.
Filing a lawsuit after the death of a loved one is usually the last thing on one's mind. Fortunately, you do not have to pursue a wrongful death lawsuit on your own. Although no amount of money will compensate for the loss of a loved one, Germany Law Firm PLLC believes it is important for people who have suffered an unjust death to seek justice. Our lawyers will battle to get you the restitution you deserve if a family one is killed in an accident.
Call (601) 487-0555 right now to speak with a wrongful death lawyer in Biloxi about your case. We will work hard to bring individuals responsible for a fatal accident accountable.
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Disclaimer: At Germany Law Firm, PLLC, we provide the information found in these accident reports as a resource for families who have been in similar situations and to raise awareness about the dangers of driving. We would also like to honor the victims who have been injured or lost their life as a result of a Mississippi accident and hope that the information reported will help prevent future accidents. The photographs depicted in these posts are not representative of the actual accident scene.