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Holiday Season Personal Injuries and How to Avoid Them

The time between Thanksgiving, Christmas and the New Year is arguably the very best time of year for spending time with friends and family. Yet, this festive time can also be  marred by holiday season personal injuries and even death. According to data compiled by the National Safety Council, there will be 42,300 non-fatal injuries requiring medical attention this year.

To help you to avoid holiday season personal injuries, we are providing you with a list of some of the most common holiday season  personal injuries and tips for how to avoid them. If you suffered an injury during a previous holiday season or if you sustain holiday season injuries this year, our personal injury attorneys can help you. 

THE THREE MOST COMMON HOLIDAY SEASON PERSONAL INJURIES 

Although Christmas and New Year’s are a time for joy, love, and happiness, accidents happen. Three common holiday season injuries occur frequently during this time.

If you know about these injuries, you will be able to take steps to prevent them  or know to contact our personal injury attorneys to discuss a possible case.

SLIP AND FALL INJURIES

During the winter months, you have to contend with hazardous winter conditions like snow, ice, and sleet. Snow and ice accumulations increase the chances of slip and fall accidents occurring.

Slip and fall injuries usually require an attorney to help you because of the burden of proof required.

BURN INJURIES

Burn injuries often occur from holiday fires that start from candle accidents and Christmas tree lighting accidents. You can learn how to help prevent these injuries from our prior blog post.

AUTO ACCIDENT INJURIES

The holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year when many are traveling to visit loved ones. With crowded and congested roads, there tend to be more auto accidents which mean more fatalities and injuries.

 

SPEAK WITH A MISSOURI HOLIDAY SEASON PERSONAL INJURY ATTORNEY TODAY TO DISCUSS YOUR  INJURY

We pray that your holiday season is injury-free. However, should you sustain injuries this holiday season because of someone else’s negligence, please call Kennedy, Kennedy, Robbins & Yarbro, LC. We can discuss the facts and circumstances of your injuries and determine if a lawsuit may be necessary.  Contact us or call us at (573)686-2459. We’re here to help.

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