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Aug 04, 2020 in News Personal Injury

Personal Injury: Common Causes of Summertime Injuries

Summer is a time of celebration for most Canadians, an all-too-brief reprieve from the long months of cold and snowy weather that define our nation. Even during the COVID-19 pandemic, Canadians have found new ways to explore their cities and spend time with friends. In places like Toronto, where Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers is located, cycling is up, park lunches are popular and, as the economy slowly reopens, diners have reconvened on outdoor patios. Of course, there are certain risks that come with these summertime activities. In this blog, we'll look at common causes of injury during the summer months and provide key tips for staying safe. Boating Accidents Boating is the quintessential summer pastime in Canada, and every year regional police experience a seasonal spike in boating-related injuries. To stay safe, remember to wear your life jacket; avoid boating in foul weather; plan your route and let friends know where you'll be; and never, ever boat while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. Car Accidents There was speculation at the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic that motor vehicle accidents would decrease amid the lockdowns. That was momentarily true, but as economies have reopened road safety has become a serious concern. Remember to always follow the rules of the road, avoid using your phone or mobile device while driving, and never get behind the wheel while intoxicated. Motorcycle Accidents While car accidents happen year-round, personal injury lawyers tend to only field calls about motorcycle accidents during the summer. Motorcycles are a perfect way to explore the Province of Ontario's stunning landscape while international travel is on hold - just remember that you are vulnerable while riding on highways. Motorcyclists must always exercise extreme caution while sharing the road with larger vehicles. Pedestrian and Cycling Accidents Injuries to vulnerable road users - cyclists, pedestrians, and other non-motor-vehicle road users - are a major concern for law enforcement and personal injury lawyers throughout the year. During the summer, as larger numbers of cyclists and pedestrians hit the streets, those concerns are heightened. It's the job of everyone on the road to keep these vulnerable individuals safe. Cyclists and pedestrians must exercise caution, but motorists must also remain vigilant and alert. Slip or Trip and Fall Accidents Most Canadians associate slip and fall injuries with the winter; we've all taken an embarrassing tumble on a hidden patch of ice. However, personal injury lawyers represent clients injured in slip or trip and fall accidents year-round. They can be caused by anything from a dark and slippery bathroom hallway to an uneven public sidewalk. With more people out and about during the long summer days, the chances of somebody experiencing a slip and fall reach an annual apex. Contact Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers If you've been injured in an accident this summer, contact Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers today to schedule a free, no-obligation consultation with our team of experienced accident lawyers.

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Daniela M Pacheco

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Personal injury claims come in all shapes and sizes. Our practice has represented clients seeking compensation from individuals, small businesses, corporate entities, medical professionals and facilities, and insurance providers. This diverse experience has made us one of Ontario’s most reputable and trusted personal injury law firms. If you or a member of your family has been catastrophically injured, contact a Neinstein personal injury attorney to discuss your legal options.

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Personal Injury Lawyer at Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers Toronto

Daniela M Pacheco

Partner, Senior Medical Malpractice Lawyer

More Posts View Bio

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Personal Injury

 

Personal injury claims come in all shapes and sizes. Our practice has represented clients seeking compensation from individuals, small businesses, corporate entities, medical professionals and facilities, and insurance providers. This diverse experience has made us one of Ontario’s most reputable and trusted personal injury law firms. If you or a member of your family has been catastrophically injured, contact a Neinstein personal injury attorney to discuss your legal options.

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