Milwaukee slip and fall accident lawyer, slip and fall injuries, winter injuries, head injuries, hip fracturesThe winter season is upon us — temperatures are dropping, cold winds are blowing, and snow and ice are likely to build up on every outdoor surface. As you prepare for cold weather by wearing warm clothing, making sure your house is insulated, and keeping winter supplies on hand, also be aware of the increased danger of slip and fall injuries caused by slippery walking surfaces.

Common Winter Injuries

Snow and ice on roads, sidewalks, and driveways present a major hazard, and melting snow and ice can also lead to wet, slick floors, creating additional dangers nearly everywhere people will be walking in the winter. These conditions can lead to a wide variety of injuries, including:

Practicing Winter Safety

To avoid slip and fall injuries in the winter, take the following precautions:

Contact a Milwaukee Personal Injury Attorney

If you have been injured after slipping and falling on snow or ice, and the injury occurred because of someone’s negligence, the skilled, experienced attorneys of Gimbel, Reilly, Guerin & Brown, LLP can help you recover compensation for your damages. Contact our Milwaukee, WI slip and fall accident lawyers today at 414-271-1440.

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http://www.oip.com/avoid-common-winter-injuries-with-these-helpful-tips/

https://www.sfmic.com/safety/avoid-winter-slips-and-falls/

https://www.concentra.com/resource-center/articles/how-to-prevent-winter-slip-and-fall-injuries-at-your-workplace/

http://www.bisociety.org/level-pain-injury-slip-fall-accidents/