Whether you’re walking, driving, or performing household maintenance, ice poses a huge risk to your health and wellbeing. A brief encounter can lead to everything from broken hips to traumatic brain injuries, as highlighted below:
Keeping your balance can be tricky when you set foot on ice — especially if it’s obscured by a thin layer of snow. Seniors and easily injured individuals are especially prone to ice-related falls. These can cause a wide range of acute health issues or exacerbate chronic conditions.
Options for reducing the risk of falling include:
The dangers of black ice are no secret, and yet, unexpected patches regularly cause drivers to lose control. Unable to brake effectively, unsuspecting drivers may be vulnerable to fender benders, or worse, head-on collisions and rollovers. These accidents can best be avoided by:
Whether ice played a role in a recent car accident or slip and fall incident, you deserve support from an attorney you can trust. Look to Regan Zambri Long PLLC for assistance through the entirety of your personal injury case.Tagged black ice, Car Safety, Winter Safety