Accidents that result in injury can increase during the winter months due to hazardous weather conditions. If you have been injured in an accident, contact Indianapolis personal injury lawyers as soon as you are able.
Slip and Fall Accidents
Proper footwear: Wet winter conditions can increase your chance of a slip and fall accident. Wearing boots with gripping tread can reduce your chances of a fall.
Slow and steady: Take small steps and walk slowly and carefully on wet or icy terrain. Avoid carrying large or awkward items, this can reduce your ability to balance and result in a nasty spill.
Only venture out when you must: If you don’y have to take a trip outside, stay in. Allow businesses and other establishments enough time to shovel and plow entrances and exits for ensured safety.
Be prepared: Carry a winter safety kit in your car that includes items to increase your visibility in the event of a breakdown. In addition, make sure you have a flashlight, first aid kit, and a blanket.
Don’t drink & drive: Drunk driving or driving under the influence is illegal. Accidents caused by drunk drivers can be devastating. Please stay sober when heading out this winter season.
Keep your distance: Always leave plenty of space between you and the driver in front of your. Wet or slippery conditions can cause your car to skid. Providing yourself extra space and time to stop is essential.
If you have been injured in an accident in Indiana, contact the attorneys with the Ken Nunn Law Office. Their courteous and knowledgeable staff can help you file a personal injury claim to go after compensation for medical bills, lost wages, and emotional suffering. Call today for a free consultation.