Spring Brings New Injury Risks

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Spring Brings New Injury Risks

As the weather starts to warm in the Nashville area, more people will be looking forward to spending time outside in the sun. However, you may not consider the injury risks that increase during the springtime. Now is a good time to take steps to increase safety for you and your family. Luckily, there is an experienced personal injury attorney to help you if you do get injured.girl riding a bike

Talk to your kids about safe walking and bicycle riding. Kids love being outside and parents love to encourage their kids to spend time away from iPads and Netflix. Make sure you discuss traffic safety so your kids know how to safely cross the street, ride a bike, and more without getting hit by a car.

Inspect your recreational equipment. As people start heading outdoors, they might have many different types of equipment they use in their activities. You should inspect all of the following before bringing it out for the spring and summer:

  • Bicycles
  • Motorcycles and scooters
  • Grills
  • Pool areas
  • Sporting equipment

Checking equipment before you use it can help prevent malfunctions and injuries.

Discuss sports safety. Many kids of all ages play spring sports, and injuries are always a possibility. You can help prevent unnecessary sports injuries to your children by talking to the coach and staying informed about programs. Ensure you know all policies about treating injuries and possible concussions, and make sure your kids know to immediately alert coaches if they think they are hurt

If an injury does occur in an accident, you should discuss your rights with an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible.

At Lackey & Lackey, we want everyone in Nashville to have an enjoyable and injury-free spring. If you suffer accidental injuries contact us online for a free consultation.