Amidst the busyness of planning and preparing for the holiday season, families should also remember to take precautions inside the home. Keeping the home warm and lit carries its own risks. Taking measures to protect family and friends can make your holiday not only enjoyable but injury-free.
8 Safety Tips for a Homey-Holiday Season
Keep in mind the following safety tips for a safe and healthy holiday season:
- never overload electrical outlets;
- don’t staple or nail lights to the house;
- use appropriate types of lights (indoors vs. outdoors);
- always unplug lights before leaving the house or going to bed;
- never leave holiday candles unattended;
- replace furnace filters at least once a month;
- schedule regular check-ups on your furnace; and
- install and maintain carbon monoxide detectors.
Following these tips can make the warmth and light of this holiday season feel that much more secure in your home. When you or a loved one has been hurt due to a defective household product, then you could be entitled to compensation for your injuries through a personal injury claim. Speaking to a Queens personal injury attorney is the best way to learn what legal options may be obtainable. An attorney will also explain the types of compensation you could be eligible to receive.
Contacting a Queens Personal Injury Attorney
When you have sustained a serious injury or lost a loved because of a defective product caused by negligence you are entitled to seek compensation for your damages and suffering. Consulting with a Queens personal injury attorney can help you better understand your rights, determine liability for your injuries, and decide if filing a personal injury claim is right for you. At Gacovino Lake & Associates we have formed a dedicated network of personal injury attorneys that serve clients nationwide. Our New York office serves residents of the 5 boroughs with their auto accident, medical malpractice, defective drug, premises liability, and Workers’ Compensation claims. For experienced help with your personal injury claim, contact us today– 1-800-246-4878.