Chickasha, OK (May 27, 2019) – On the evening of May 27, emergency crews responded to the scene of a drowning incident at Lake Chickasha.
According to reports, three men discovered a young child near the north dock on the lake. In an effort to rescue the child, all three men jumped into the water. Two men were able to pull the young child to safety.
The third man was unable to get out of the lake. The man, who was not wearing a life jacket, drowned in the incident. At this time, the name of the victim has not been released.
Our deepest condolences go out to the family of the man who lost his life in this incident.
Premises Liability In Oklahoma
Accidents can happen at any time and any place. Unfortunately, the fact that individuals may be utilizing another person’s property does not mean they are guaranteed safety. This is especially true in instances where victims drown on the property of others.
When victims lose their lives in drowning incidents, they often leave behind friends and families to deal with their unexpected and tragic loss. Unfortunately, these incidents are often preventable, yet so many continue to lose their lives due to the negligent acts of property owners. In cases where lack of security, lack of lifeguards, and other forms of negligence lead to the loss of a loved one, it is crucial for families to contact an Oklahoma wrongful death attorney as soon as possible.
Oklahoma premises liability attorneys at McIntyre Law are dedicated to helping families get the justice they deserve for their loved ones. Although we understand it is difficult for families to decide to file a lawsuit against the at-fault party, we firmly believe families deserve to recover from the wrongful death of a loved one. Contact our Law firm today at (405) 917-5250 to see how we can help you.
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Disclaimer: At McIntyre Law, P.C., we are active members in our local communities and in those across Oklahoma. While we hope the pain and suffering experienced in these accidents never happen to anyone, these kinds of events are all too common across our state. Our goal is that these posts will raise awareness and prevent future accidents from occurring. The information included within should not be misconstrued as legal advice and you should always consult with a trained legal professional about the specifics of your situation before taking any action.