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    September 2 2020

    Labor Day Safety Tips

    Labor Day may provide many Nevadans with an extra day to relax and enjoy fresh air. Unfortunately, a long weekend may mean more danger for Nevadans. The National Safety Council (NSC) estimates 390 people may die on U.S. roads this Labor Day holiday period. In addition to road-related deaths, accidents and injuries can occur from recreational activities. Certain activities also carry an increased risk of COVID-19 exposure. From your home to the road, protect your family this holiday weekend with our top Labor Day safety tips.

    We hope your family has a fun and relaxing holiday weekend. If a Labor Day car or other personal injury accident injures you or a loved one, seek medical help immediately. Once you have sought medical care, seek legal help from a personal injury lawyer. The law firm of Anthem Injury Lawyers has a dedicated team of Las Vegaslawyers and staff ready to help you with your personal injury case. Contact us today at (702) 857-6000 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Top 5 Labor Day Safety Tips for Driving

    Labor Day can be one of the deadliest days to hit the road. If you choose to travel this holiday weekend, do so responsibly. Utilize the following 5 safety tips for safe driving:

    1. Drive sober. During the Labor Day period, 38 percent of traffic fatalities involved an alcohol-impaired driver. Stay safe on the roads this holiday by avoiding alcohol and other impairing substances while driving.
    2. Avoid distracted driving. Keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel. Never use your phone while driving.
    3. Slow down. Speeding accounts for one-third of all traffic deaths in Nevada.
    4. Wear a seat belt. Nevada law requires that everyone wear a seat belt at all times.
    5. Use caution in work zones. Many highways are undergoing construction projects. Allow extra time and pay extra attention while driving.

    Even the most cautious driver can be injured in an accident. If you or a loved one are a victim in a Labor Day car accident in the Las Vegas area, through no fault of your own, you should speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer. The team at Anthem Injury Lawyers has experience handling complex issues including spinal cord injuries, traumatic brain injuries, and wrongful death. Contact us today at (702) 857-6000 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Top 6 Articles for Travel Safety

    If you venture outside of Las Vegas for the long weekend, Anthem Injury Lawyers has the tools to keep you safe. No matter your form of transportation, we have a safety article for you. Review our top 6 safety articles below, full of tips to help you stay safe should you be faced with car, motorcycle, ATV, RV and more potential vehicle accident scenarios:

    1. Safe Driving Tips and Reminders
    2. Cars and Child Safety
    3. RV Safety and You
    4. Tips for Driving in Extreme Heat
    5. ATV Dangers and Safety Tips
    6. Motorcycle Safety and You

    If a travel accident injures you, seek medical help immediately. Once you receive proper medical treatment, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer. The team at Anthem Injury Lawyers will work aggressively to protect your rights and help you receive maximum compensation for car accident cases, and many other personal injury cases, including motorcycle, bus, pedestrian accidents and more. Our law office is in Henderson, Nevada and we work with clients all over Las Vegas. Contact us today at (702) 857-6000 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Top 7 Labor Day Safety Tips for Golf

    This Labor Day weekend, many Nevadans may be heading to the golf course. Players can avoid golf accidents with the following 7 golf safety tips:

    1. Never drive a golf cart impaired. Avoid drinking alcohol or using drugs when driving.
    2. Wear sunscreen.
    3. Stay hydrated.
    4. Stretch before and after playing.
    5. Stay alert for stray balls.
    6. Proceed with caution when operating a golf cart. Never race or joy ride.
    7. Familiarize yourself with the course before playing. Abide by all course rules. This includes COVID-19 safety rules and regulations.

    If a golf cart accident in Nevada injures you or a loved one, seek counsel from Anthem Injury Lawyers. Contact us today to make an appointment for a free consultation at (702) 857-6000.

    Top 8 Labor Day Safety Tips for Water

    Water activities can be a fun way to enjoy the holiday weekend. Unfortunately, many water activities bring additional safety risks. A swimming pool or boat accident can turn a great day into a great disaster. Stay safe on the water this holiday weekend with the following 8 water safety tips:

    1. Avoid alcohol and drug use and stay hydrated. According to the National Association of State Boating Law Administrators, alcohol use is the leading contributing factor in recreational boater deaths. Do not operate a boat under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
    2. Only swim to your ability.
    3. Never swim alone.
    4. Wear a life jacket or personal flotation device.
    5. Check the weather before engaging in water recreational activities. Sudden weather changes can create deadly scenarios.
    6. Abide by all applicable laws and rules. If you are boating at Lake Mead, the National Park Service provides regulatory and boat safety information.
    7. Learn CPR and first aid.
    8. Complete safety courses before water activities. If boating, complete a safe boating course.

    If a water accident injures you or a loved one, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer. Anthem Injury Lawyers have experienced personal injury lawyers who are ready to help you. Contact us today at (702) 857-6000 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Top 9 Covid-19 Travel Tips

    Travel increases your chances of getting infected and spreading COVID-19. Stay home if you are sick or experiencing symptoms. If you choose to travel, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommends you do the following:

    1. Check travel restrictions. State, local, and territorial governments may have travel restrictions in place. Prepare to be flexible during your trip as restrictions and policies may change during travel.
    2. Wear a mask. Keep your nose and mouth covered when in public settings.
    3. Maintain distance. Avoid close contact by staying at least 6 feet apart from anyone who is not from your household.
    4. Clean your hands often. Wash your hands with soap and water for at least 20 seconds. If soap and water are not available, bring and use hand sanitizer that contains at least 60 percent alcohol. Cover all surfaces of your hands and rub your hands together until they feel dry.
    5. Avoid contact with anyone who is sick.
    6. Avoid touching your eyes, nose, and mouth.
    7. Cover coughs and sneezes.
    8. Bring your own food. If you must get food, avoid eating in restaurants. Pick up food at drive-throughs, curbside restaurant service, or stores.
    9. Stay safe while traveling by car. If you are traveling by car, use disinfecting wipes on handles and buttons at the gas pumps before touching them. Use hand sanitizer after fueling.

    The Las Vegas lawyers at Anthem Injury Lawyers have over 25 years of experience. We are up to date on current legal challenges including the latest events surrounding COVID-19. We can protect your rights in any type of personal injury case. Call us today at (702) 857-6000 to schedule an appointment for a free consultation.

    Experienced Las Vegas Personal Injury Lawyers

    Labor Day safety is everyone’s priority. We hope these Labor Day safety tips keep you and your family safe. If you are the victim in a Labor Day car or other vehicle accident, or are involved in a personal injury accident caused by another, contact Anthem Injury Lawyers. Las Vegas Anthem Injury Lawyers is a team of experienced, dedicated personal injury lawyers and case managers. Based in Henderson, Nevada, we work with clients all over the Las Vegas area.

    With over 25 years of experience, the team at Anthem Injury Lawyers specializes in personal injury claims. Contact us today at (702) 857-6000 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Published by Anthony Golden

    Attorney Anthony B. Golden (“Tony”) is one of the founding partners of Anthem Injury Lawyers. Tony represents clients in all aspects of personal injury cases, from pre-litigation through jury trials and appeals. Tony has a proven track record of successfully representing clients in trials, arbitration, and appeals, as well as assisting clients in resolving high-value cases in mediation.

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