Black Friday, the year’s biggest shopping day, takes its name from the idea that sales help retailers get “in the black” before year’s end. However, due largely to many shoppers’ thoughtless behavior, the “black” in Black Friday could signify the stain it leaves on the holidays of those who suffer injury while shopping for deals.
Black Friday Injuries
Here’s a short list of some of the injuries reported on Black Friday in recent years:
How to Shop Safely
If you plan to shop on Black Friday, use common sense. No deal is worth your health or safety – or your life. If a crowd seems to be getting unruly, leave. Better yet, try shopping online during the newest – and safer – holiday shopping trend: Cyber Monday.
For more information on what to be alert for on Black Friday, see our post about defective toys.
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