NEW HAVEN, CT, October 31, 2013 /24-7PressRelease/
-- Halloween can be a great time for the whole family, but The New Haven Connecticut personal injury attorneys at The Gillis Law Firm want you to be safe this Halloween! Opening your house to trick-or-treaters, also opens yourself up to liability in the event that someone is hurt on your property. Be aware of dangerous conditions on your premise to prevent injury. Trick-or-treaters need to be careful as well, and should be aware of dangerous conditions.
Here are some safety tips you should be aware of:
Safety Tips for Trick-or-Treaters
-Wear reflective tape or clothing and make sure to bring a flashlight.
-Look both ways and hold hands before crossing the street.
-Do not walk in the street if possible.
-Wear well-fitting costumes so you can avoid, tripping, and falling.
-Only Trick-or-Treat at houses that have their lights on.
-Travel in a group if possible and someone should have a cell phone.
Safety Tips for Homeowners
-Use jack-o-lanterns with battery powered lights instead of candles to prevent fires or accidents.
-Keep your sidewalks and steps clear of debris including snow and wet leaves.
-Keep pets away from children.
-Check your kids' candy when they get home and make sure to throw away any treats that aren't properly sealed.
-Don't let your kids eat anything homemade unless you personally know the person who gave it to your children.
-Avoid treats that could be choking hazards.
If you are injured and need legal representation call the The New Haven Connecticut personal injury attorneys at The Gillis Law Firm at 866-603-9810 or visit http://www.gillislawfirm.com
If you or a loved one has suffered a personal injury in Connecticut, it is important to consult with an experienced personal injury lawyer as soon as possible. The insurance companies want to limit or even deny the compensation you deserve. A skilled personal injury attorney can help you obtain the compensation you need and deserve. The New Haven Connecticut personal injury attorneys at the Gillis Law Firm, provides experienced, practical and results-oriented legal help to clients injured in a broad range of personal injury accidents. Contact them at 866-603-9810 or visit http://www.gillislawfirm.com