To help you to avoid holiday season personal injuries, we have a shortlist of the most common holiday season PI. Should you have suffered an injury during a previous holiday season or sustained holiday season injuries this year. Consult a Houston, Texas, personal injury attorney. The Holladay Law Firm can help you initiate a personal injury case this holiday season.
The holiday season is arguably the very best time of year when you get to spend time with friends and family. Yet, the holidays are also a time of year when many people get hurt and sustain injuries. According to data, it is projected that during the holiday period in 2021 there will be 45,100 non-fatal injuries.
Although the holiday season is a time for joy, love, and happiness, accidents happen. There are three common holiday season injuries often seen in Houston that require a lawsuit to obtain damages.
If you know about these injuries, you will be able to discern if you might be able to initiate a case.
Since the holiday season is during winter, you have to contend with hazardous winter conditions like snow, ice, and sleet. Often water on sidewalks freezes, leading them to become slippery, which increases the chances of slip and fall accidents occurring.
Sometimes these accidents can be prevented if property owners properly maintain their sidewalks and roadways. Slip and fall injuries can include concussions, broken bones, cuts, cruises, fractured hips, ankles, and even back and neck injuries. Additionally, many people also experience slip and fall accidents when putting up holiday decorations. Falling off a ladder can lead to similar injuries seen by those who slip and fall on icy pavements.
Many people sustain burn injuries from holiday fires that start from candle accidents and Christmas tree lighting accidents. Many Christmas tree fires start when they are set up too close to fireplaces and radiators.
Additionally, Christmas light accidents occur when the lights themselves have loose connections, broken or cracked sockets, and frayed wiring. Candle accidents frequently occur when they are knocked over, and the flame quickly jumps to the Christmas tree, and furniture. Depending on the severity of the fire, many suffer first, second, and third-degree thermal burns.
It’s no secret that the eagerly anticipated holiday season is one of the busiest times of the year when many are traveling to visit loved ones. With the roads so busy, there tend to be more car accidents which mean more fatalities and injuries.
A few of the common injuries seen from auto accidents during the holiday season include broken bones, internal bleeding, and blunt force trauma. Other injuries many incur are amputations, spinal and back injuries, and traumatic brain injuries.
The holiday season is not always injury-free. Should you sustain injuries this holiday season because of someone else’s negligence, you should consider speaking with a dedicated Houston personal injury attorney. By speaking with an attorney at the Holladay Law Firm, you can establish if your holiday season personal injuries are eligible for compensation.
To speak with us, you can contact us here or give us a call at (281) 978-2141. We are eager to evaluate your case and try to assist you with obtaining the compensation you deserve while you wholly focus on your recovery.