The holiday season is approaching, which means that certain types of injury risks will increase in Carlsbad and throughout Southern California. While the holiday season brings an opportunity for recreational activities and gatherings with friends and family, various aspects of the holiday season also bring safety hazards. Who is liable for holiday injuries, and how can you seek compensation after an accident? Our Carlsbad personal injury lawyers can provide you with the information you need.
Wide Range of Accidents and Injuries Occur During the Holidays
A wide range of accidents and injuries result from holiday activities and excursions. According to the Electrical Safety Foundation International (ESFI), nearly 6,000 people require treatment in emergency departments each year for injuries resulting from falls while hanging holiday decorations. That number rises when you take into account holiday travel and motor vehicle collisions, home fires and burn injuries, and product defect injuries. The following are some of the more common causes of holiday injuries each year: