Posted by: Salvatore J. Zambri, founding member and senior trial attorney.
As we’ve often posted on this blog, Halloween safety is an important issue for Trick-or-Treaters, but also for all parents and drivers. One of the biggest hazards for children is the increased danger of getting hit by a car on the holiday. The main reasons for this increased danger include:
Here are some suggestions to help ensure the safety of your children as recommended by HealthDay News:
As a driver, please be alert and practice extra precautions. Watch for children who may jump out into the street at unpredictable times. Take special caution in backing out of driveways, as small children may be completely unseen. Following sensible safety guidelines will enhance the enjoyment of Halloween, and keep it fun for everyone.
About the author:
Mr. Zambri is a Board-Certified Civil Trial Attorney and Past-President of the Trial Lawyers Association of Metropolitan Washington, D.C. The association has recently named him the ” 2011 Trial Lawyer of the Year“. He has also been acknowledged by Washingtonian magazine as a “Big Gun” and among the “top 1%” of all of the more than 80,000 lawyers in the Washington metropolitan area. The magazine also acknowledged him as “one of Washington’s best–most honest and effective lawyers” who specializes in medical malpractice matters, product liability claims, and serious automobile accident claims. Mr. Zambri was recently (2011 edition) acknowledged as one of the “Best Lawyers in America” by Best Lawyers, and has also been repeatedly named a “Super Lawyer” by Law and Politics magazine (2011)–a national publication that honors the top lawyers in the country.
Mr. Zambri is regularly asked to present seminars to lawyers and doctors, as well as both medical and law students concerning defective products, medication errors, medical malpractice litigation, and safety improvements.
If you have any questions about your legal rights, please email Mr. Zambri at [email protected] You may also reach him at 202-822-1899.