As the old saying goes, “It’s all fun and games until someone gets hurt.” And with more fun and games over the summer months comes more opportunity for injury. While we hope everyone stays safe this summer, some injuries are inevitable.
So here is some of our best advice for avoiding and dealing with summertime injuries, from our archives:
1. Top 5 Summer Camp Injury Questions
Kids off to camp? Make sure you know the ins and outs of injury liability for summer camps before your kids hit the bunkhouse.
2. 3 Things to Know About Camp or Recreational Liability Waivers
Whether it’s a summer program at the community center, sports-centered training sessions, or Camp Firewood up in Waterville, Maine, most camp organizers will have participants or their parents sign liability waivers. Are they enforceable? Should you sign one?
3. What If I’m Injured Hiking or Camping?
For many of us, summer is the opportunity to explore the natural wonders of the world. Thing is, those natural wonders aren’t always the most welcoming. Here’s what you need to know if you’re injured out in nature.
4. Road Trip Safety Tips: How Not to Get Injured
If you’re more interested in seeing the nation’s highway system rather than its national parks, you’re not alone. America’s highways and byways will be packed the summer, so stay safe out there.
5. 6 Tips to Lawsuit-Proof Your Pool Party
A pool can be the perfect spot to hang out this summer. It can also be an attractive nuisance. And if you don’t know what that means, legally, you may want to find out before inviting friends neighbors over.
6. Grilling Out Can Lead to Burns, Lawsuits
Ah, cooking outside over an open flame while enjoying a few cold adult beverages. What could possibly go wrong?
7. Employee Safety Tips: Working Outdoors in Summer Heat
Most of us are not on summer vacation from June to August, and not all of us who are working are doing it from climate-controlled office environments. So if you’re working outside in the elements this summer, do it safely.
We wish everyone a safe and fun summer. And if it wasn’t so safe, you may want to talk to an experienced injury attorney in your area.
- Find Personal Injury Lawyers Near You (FindLaw’s Lawyer Directory)
- Avoid Summertime Sadness: 5 Injuries You Can Prevent (FindLaw’s Injured)
- Who Is Liable for Drowning and Accidents in Private Pools? (FindLaw’s Injured)
- Are Campground Liability Waivers Legally Enforceable? (FindLaw’s Injured)