Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Maryland Personal Injury Lawyers on Staying Safe This Halloween

Halloween can be a fun and exciting time for children and adults alike. But if proper safety precautions are not taken, accidents can happen, turning what should be a night of fun into a tragedy. Maryland personal injury lawyers at LeViness, Tolzman & Hamilton have outlined some ways that you can make this Halloween one to remember – for all the right reasons. Safe Halloween Decorating Use care when carving your jack-o-lantern. Every year, thousands of Americans visit the emergency room with lacerations and stab wounds sustained while carving pumpkins. The majority of those injured are under the age of 14. Encourage kids to paint their pumpkin instead, or have them choose a design or draw a face for an adult to carve. Consider using a battery operated candle or glow stick instead of a traditional candle to light your creation to avoid the risk of a fire. Never leave a lit candle unattended. Keep your walkways and doorstep well lit and free from debris or wires that could cause someo

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