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Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents in NYC This Holiday Season

Posted in Slip and Fall Accidents on December 3, 2012

Tips on how to prevent Slip and Fall accidents in NYC this Holiday Season

The Holiday Season is here, and that means family and friends are making preparations to gather together and celebrate the season and all the joy it brings. Unfortunately, the Holiday Season isn’t always filled with laughter and joy, because sometimes unforeseen accidents happen that may bring injury, pain, and suffering.

This Holiday Season, it is important to make sure that your festive celebrations don’t end up in the emergency room. Slip and fall accidents in New York are common, especially when Winter temperatures bring rain, snow, and icy conditions which can freeze usually safe walkways, or cause sidewalks or exterior staircases to crack or break.

Not only can walking surfaces become the cause of slip and fall injuries so can having a little too much, ‘Holiday Cheer.’ Remember to exercise self-control by drinking alcohol in moderation and to secure any floor level obstacles before imbibing on eggnog and rum.

You can have a great holiday celebration free of slip and fall injuries and trip and fall accidents if you use a little common sense and a dash of Holiday caution. From the Law Offices of Jay S. Knispel to your family, wishing you jolly times and safe travels this fabulous December and coming New Year.