Monthly Archives: February 2021

How To Prevent Wintertime Sledding Injuries

Lots of people love to go sledding in the wintertime in Virginia and in other cold areas in the U.S. It’s practically an American pastime. But winter sledding, no matter how fun, doesn’t come without its risks – namely, the risks of collision injury for children and adults alike. These injuries can happen in an instant and it can be hard to piece together the how and the why. Taking certain safety measures ahead of participating in any sledding activity is key to reducing your (or your child’s) risk of an injury. Read on to learn key stats about how prevalent sledding injuries are and how to best prevent them this winter. Sledding Injuries: What the Statistics Show A new study conducted by researchers at the Center for Injury Research and Policy at Nationwide Children's Hospital found that the rate of sledding injuries overall has decreased in recent years. But it’s still concerning. The study [...]

By |2021-02-01T13:21:19+00:00February 1st, 2021|Sledding Injuries|

Do You Know What To Do If You Have a Slip and Fall On Ice Accident?

It’s wintertime and while it may resemble a beautiful ‘winter wonderland’ outside on our coldest days, these conditions arrive with caution tape. Slip and fall accidents on icy driveways, sidewalks, and parking lots can happen unexpectedly and to anyone, no matter your age or physical ability. And since they often happen out of nowhere, it’s important for everyone to learn about how to handle them. That way, if you ever become a victim of one, you’ll know how to advocate for yourself and your rights. Learn More in Our Free Comprehensive Guide to Slip and Fall Accidents on Ice We’re here to help you get back on your feet after an accident through no fault of your own - including wintertime slip and fall accidents. That’s why we put together a new comprehensive guide where you can learn the ins and outs about handling a slip and fall on ice accident in Virginia. This is [...]

By |2021-02-01T13:16:17+00:00February 1st, 2021|Slip and Fall Accidents|