The holidays should be a fun and joyous time for children, but unfortunately injuries to children and minors do happen in Weston. The holidays can pose risks for children because it is a busy time and holiday decorations come with their own hazards. Unsafe toys and travel can also create additional risks for injury. There are several things friends and family members can do to keep children safe at this time of year:
Gifts are a big part of holiday celebrations, but each year children are rushed to the emergency room due to unsafe holiday toys, décor, or gifts. To avoid child injuries in your Plantation home, you will want to:
It’s not too late to pick up thoughtful gifts for loved ones for the holidays. Even better—you can buy gifts which can help your loved ones stay safe all year long. Consider these presents, which can reduce the risk of personal injury:
During the holiday season, truck collisions in Florida City and surrounding areas are a concern. This time of year is very busy and even with supply chain issues this year, there are more trucks on the road, which can result in truck accidents.
There are many reasons why we may see an increase in trucking collisions this holiday season:
At this time of year, many Hollywood and Florida residents are checking off the final items on their holiday lists. If you have any children on your list, however, it’s important to keep in mind that unsafe toys can and do cause serious injury each year. Just because something is available online or in stores, it does not ensure it is safe.
World Against Toys Causing Harm, Inc. (W.A.T.C.H.) has released a list of top unsafe toys in 2021 and this is a good list to start with to ensure you are not purchasing unsafe products. There are also other ways to help avoid childhood injury in Hollywood related to unsafe toys:
Holiday decorations add sparkle and joy to the end of the year, but decorations also cause an estimated 230 injuries per day across the country, according to Consumer Product Safety Commission.
During Black Friday, huge holiday sales start and while it can be a great way to take care of your gift list, huge crowds at stores can and do cause injuries. Almost every year, people are injured or killed by crowds and violence in stores. In addition, shoppers may be at a heightened risk of parking lot accidents, slip and fall and trip and fall accidents, fraud, and theft due to the crowds at stores at this time of year.
This time of year is about enjoying time with loved ones and appreciating what we have. Unfortunately, it is also a time when emergency responders and emergency room physicians are preparing for an influx of injuries.
At Flaxman Law Group, we want you to enjoy a safe and joyous Thanksgiving. We’ve put together this guide to help you reduce your risk of some of the most common injuries during Thanksgiving.
In Weston and across South Florida, many children are looking forward to Halloween this year. The holiday often means dressing up in costumes for parties, school events, and trick-or-treating, but while this should be a fun experience, unsafe costumes can have tragic consequences.
Each year, children are at serious risk of injury because of their Halloween costumes, which can cause tripping hazards, contribute to pedestrian accidents, or can pose choking dangers. Before Halloween, make sure you check your children’s costumes for safety, whether you’re using store-bought costumes or home-made.
Short-term rentals are a popular form of accommodation for visitors to Pembroke Pines and surrounding areas. Local residents set up short-term accommodations on sites such as VRBO and Airbnb, but while hotels must meet certain standards there are usually no inspections of short-term rental properties. Both hosts and guests have been injured through short-term rental situations and in some cases it may be challenging to get compensation for injuries.