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How To Stay Safer This Winter

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The coming ice and snow of winter, bring with them the increased possibility of  slips, falls and auto accidents. Freezing rain, sleet, ice, packed snow, and snow covered ice create the perfect setting for many types of accidents.  When snow and ice are tracked indoors, puddles form causing slippery conditions indoors too.

Generally speaking, homeowners and business owners are responsible to keep their prop, walkways and other public areas. If ice or snow amasses on a business owner’s property and creates an unsafe condition resulting in a slip and fall accident, the property owner may be held liable for the person’s injuries. Because this area of law can be complex, the help of a knowledgeable personal injury lawyer is essential if you suffer a fall on another’s property.

Winter driving frequently means navigating snow covered roads, freezing rain, black ice and visibility “whiteouts.