Piazza, Simmons, & Grant
Connecticut Personal Injury Lawyers
As the days get longer and the weather gets warmer, more and more people will be outside enjoying themselves in a number of recreational activities. While spring and summer are both great times to be active and enjoy yourself, you should always be aware of the increased risks of injuries for you and your family members. The following are only some examples of how warmer weather can bring increased risks of personal injury.
- Pedestrian and bicycle accidents – It makes sense that more people want to be outdoors as the weather becomes more beautiful. Kids will be outside playing, more people opt to walk or bike to their destinations, and more people choose to exercise outdoors rather than hit the gym. This often puts both pedestrians and bicyclists in close proximity with traffic, which can result in collisions and serious injuries, such as traumatic brain injury, spinal cord injury, and more.
- Swimming pool accidents – Once the pools open, many kids and adults alike will take to the water to stay cool as summer approaches. Swimming pool accidents can happen in many different ways and can result in severe – if not fatal – injuries. You should always be sure that your own pool is free from hazards and if you are visiting someone else’s pool, be aware of potentially dangerous conditions that may cause an accident.
- Increase in drunk driving – As temperatures rise, more people will hang out on decks and patios at barbecues and happy hours, often partaking in alcoholic beverages. In addition, graduation parties, Memorial Day gatherings, and other celebrations are right around the corner. All of these present the opportunity for many drivers to get behind the wheel after having too much to drink. This can result in devastating crashes and injuries.
Find Out How Our Stamford, CT Personal Injury Attorneys Can Help You
Who can be held liable for your injuries will depend on the cause of your accident. At the Law Offices of Piazza, Simmons & Grant, we know how to identify any negligent parties and prove that they should be held liable for all of your injury-related losses. Please call us for a free case evaluation at 203-504-5840 as soon as possible.