Each year, thousands of people suffer injuries while taking care of the fall-cleaning chores. Neighbors burning leaves can cause serious damage to your home and property. A fall from a ladder can result in head trauma, broken bones and other substantial personal injury. There is a right way and a wrong way to engage in fall cleanup. The caring attorneys at Healy Scanlon Law Firm offer these fall cleaning safety tips.
The Consumer Product Safety Commission estimates that more than 164,000 people visit the emergency room each year relating to ladders. A fall from a ladder can cause substantial personal injury. Ladder safety is critical while cleaning the gutters. General safety tips for cleaning the gutters include:
Unfortunately, a defective ladder may collapse when safety measures are followed. Check to ensure that your ladder has not been recalled due to defects in design and manufacturing.
Back strains, twisted ankles and falls are common sources of pain while clearing leaves from the yard. You can reduce the risk of injury with some common-sense precautions, including:
Burning leaves can be hazardous, especially in changing weather conditions. It is important to take safety measures to reduce the risk of harm to property and homes, such as:
If another’s negligence has caused you to suffer personal injury or has damaged your property, you need the assistance from aggressive lawyers who know how to build a compelling case. Our trial-proven attorneys have the resources and experience to obtain the compensation you deserve. Our law firm is well-respected for our results on obtaining some of the largest settlements and verdicts on record. However, we do not rest on our past experience. We draw on the skills we have acquired to stand strong for clients who have suffered harm. Holding negligent actors responsible for their actions promotes safety in the community.
To learn how our product liability lawyers can be your advantage in getting the compensation you deserve, call Healy Scanlon Law Firm in Chicago at 312-226-4236 or send us an email to request your free consultation.
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