With the Salt Lake City area experiencing extreme winter weather conditions, Utah residents need to be extra vigilant about avoiding personal injury during these icy months.
From slips on icy sidewalks and parking lots, to accidents caused by snow- or ice-covered roads, it’s important to know how you can stay safe from potential harm this season.
Unfortunately, no amount of vigilance could always prevent an accident from occurring.
Should you find yourself in need of a qualified legal consultant after sustaining a personal injury this winter season in Utah, read on for tips and information that could help lift some burden off your shoulders.
Slips and falls are the most common type of ice and snow-related injuries. When dealing with slips and falls:
Six-figure payout for Utah slip and fall victim
Car accidents are another major issue in the winter. In winter weather:
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Skiing and snowboarding are popular winter sports, but these activities come with their own risks of injury. Make sure you are well-informed about the risks involved in these sports before participating.
Always wear proper safety gear, including:
Stay within your ability level – don’t try to ski or snowboard beyond your skill set just to keep up with others on the slopes.
Slips and falls are not just limited to outdoor activities –– they can also occur inside the home during winter months as well. Remember:
If you do happen to sustain a personal injury during winter months, seek medical attention right away.
And if you believe that your accident occurred due to the recklessness or negligence of another, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer — like the attorneys at Utah Legal Team — to discuss your legal options.
We’re here to help you win the compensation you deserve.
*The information provided on this website does not, and is not intended to, constitute legal advice; instead, all information, content, and materials available on this site are for general informational purposes only.
Utah Legal Team