Millions of children throughout Kentucky & Ohio are anxiously awaiting Halloween night. While dressing up in costume and walking from house-to-house in search of candy may seem like harmless fun, in reality, it exposes children to a significant risk of injury. In fact, Halloween is consistently among the top three days for pedestrian injuries, a fact that should spook all parents of children who plan to trick or treat this October 31.
Fortunately, there are certain safety tips for parents and children that can help make trick-or-treating as safe as it can possibly be. Here are some are Halloween Safety Tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics:
Here’s What to Do if Your Child Is Hurt This Halloween (or Any Other Day of the Year)
While following these safety tips will reduce you and your child’s risk of involvement in an accident, there is no way to account for the negligence of others. If an accident does occur, there are certain steps that you should take in order to protect your legal rights. Some of the most important include the following:
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If you or your child has suffered an injury in a pedestrian accident or any other type of incident, you should contact an attorney as soon as possible. To schedule a free case evaluation with a personal injury lawyer in Kentucky & Ohio, call our office today at (800) 934-3140 or contact us online.