Toddler Drowned in Pool

A two-year old toddler, the youngest of 5 children, tragically lost her life when she fell into the pool at her family’s rented home.  The home was delivered to the family by its absentee owners without any of the pool safety features required by Florida law pursuant Florida’s “Residential Swimming Pool Safety Act” (Florida Statutes Section 515 et.seq.).  The out-of-state landlords’ insurers paid their full policy limits and the uninsured management company paid $40,000.  The claim is still pending against the bank that sold the non-compliant home to the absentee landlords out of foreclosure and a local pool company that serviced the pool prior to the victim’s family moving in.