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    Our Top St. Patrick's Day Safety Tips
    March 16 2022

    Have you ever wondered why green is a popular St. Patrick’s Day color? Wearing green is actually linked to folklore surrounding leprechauns. Some say that if you wear green, the leprechauns won’t be able to see you, and you’ll be safe from their pinching fingers. While we can’t attest to whether or not green will keep you safe, we do have some other tips for this St. Patrick’s Day. Read on for our top St. Patrick’s Day safety tips.

    We hope the below information helps you stay safe on St. Patrick’s Day. If another driver injures you in a car accident, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer. A personal injury lawyer will help to protect your rights and ensure you receive maximum compensation.

    As a Las Vegas accident victim, you don’t want to fight alone against insurance companies. They do not have your best interests in mind. Anthem Injury Lawyers has a dedicated team of lawyers and staff ready to help you with your personal injury case. Insurance companies and other parties are not interested in helping you receive what you should as a victim in a Las Vegas accident. Your Las Vegas personal injury lawyer should have a proven track record of winning cases like yours for significant compensation. Our lawyers offer you 25 years of experience winning top compensation for Las Vegas accident victims.

    Time is of the essence when pursuing compensation in accident cases. Don’t delay—have our Las Vegas accident lawyers review your case. Sometimes people avoid contacting an accident lawyer because they worry about cost. You don’t have to worry about affordability. Our attorneys don’t get paid unless they win your case. Contact Anthem Injury Lawyers at (702) 857-6000 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Plan Ahead

    St. Patrick’s Day is a time when people go out, celebrate in crowds, and consume alcohol. If you are going out this St. Patrick’s Day, you should plan ahead. Especially if you plan to drink alcohol. Consider the following when you go out:

    • Go out with a designated driver. A designated driver can get you and your loved ones home safely.
    • Never drive under the influence of alcohol or other substances. Talk to your friends and family about the importance of driving sober. If you are going to drink, get a ride to the location so you don’t have your vehicle with you.
    • Proceed with caution as a pedestrian. Drivers may be distracted during the holidays. Additionally, look out for impaired drivers who may not be looking out for you.

    Stay Alert for Impaired Drivers

    Holidays can be a dangerous time for drivers and pedestrians. If you are out this St. Patrick’s Day, you should stay alert for impaired drivers. Below are warning signs that a driver is impaired:

    • Weaving, swerving, wide turns, straddling lanes
    • Sudden stops
    • Delayed starts
    • Driving too slowly
    • Driving with headlights off at night
    • Rapid acceleration or deceleration
    • Turning abruptly or illegally
    • Following too closely
    • Appearing to be drunk
    • Consuming alcohol in the vehicle

    What to Do if You See an Impaired Driver

    Do you know what to do if you suspect that a driver is impaired? If you suspect that a driver is impaired, follow these tips from MADD:

    • Stay as far away from the other vehicle as possible.
    • Try to make note of the vehicle’s license plate number and other distinguishing details of the vehicle.
    • Call 911. Use a hands-free device or safely pull over before making the call.

    Stay safe when dealing with a suspected impaired driver. Do not try to follow the driver or interact with the driver. You could endanger yourself and others.

    If a Las Vegas driver injures you this St. Patrick’s Day, seek medical help immediately. Once you receive proper medical treatment, contact an experienced personal injury lawyer. The experienced team at Anthem Injury Lawyers will work aggressively to protect your rights and help you receive maximum compensation. 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.

    Consider Staying Home

    It is possible to have a safe and fun St. Patrick’s Day celebration right from your very own home. If you stay home, you can avoid many of the dangers of going out, including drunk drivers.

    If you celebrate at home and are hosting a party where there is alcohol, plan ahead for your guests. Consider letting guests stay over so they don’t drive while intoxicated or limit your guest list to those in your neighborhood.

    Celebrations don’t always have to involve alcohol. Below are some ideas for a fun and safe St. Patrick’s Day celebration that don’t involve alcohol:

    • Get creative. Decorate your home in St. Patrick’s Day colors, shamrocks, and leprechauns.
    • Make Irish–inspired recipes. Find new and exciting dishes to make at home with your loved ones.
    • Watch a virtual St. Patrick’s Day celebration. You can experience celebrations from around the globe from the comfort of your living room.
    • Get outside. Go for a walk or bike ride in your neighborhood.

    Even the most cautious person can be injured in a car accident. If a driver injures you this St. Patrick’s Day, you should contact a personal injury lawyer. Time is of the essence when pursuing compensation in accident cases. Don’t delay—have our Las Vegas accident lawyers review your case. Sometimes people avoid contacting an accident lawyer because they worry about cost. You don’t have to worry about affordability. Our attorneys don’t get paid unless they win your case. Contact Anthem Injury Lawyers at (702) 857-6000 to make an appointment for a free consultation.

    Do You Have COVID-19 Concerns?

    Last month, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak officially lifted the State’s mask mandate. While the mandate may be lifted, many still have COVID-19 safety concerns. If you have concerns this St. Patrick’s Day, the safest choice for you may be to stay home. If you do have to go out in public, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that you do the following to protect yourself and others:

    • Get vaccinated
    • Wear a mask
    • Maintain social distance
    • Avoid poorly ventilated spaces and crowds
    • Get tested
    • Wash your hands often with soap and water
    • Cover coughs and sneezes
    • Monitor your health for symptoms of COVID-19

    We hope these tips help address any COVID-19 safety concerns you may have this St. Patrick’s Day.

    EXPERIENCED LAS VEGAS PERSONAL INJURY LAWYERS

    We hope our top St. Patrick’s Day safety tips help you make safe choices this St. Patrick’s Day. If a Las Vegas driver injures you in a car accident, you should speak with an experienced personal injury lawyer. Some people wonder why they need a personal injury lawyer to help them. A personal injury lawyer will work aggressively to protect your rights and help you receive maximum compensation for your injuries.

    Award-winning law firm Anthem Injury Lawyers is a team of experienced and dedicated personal injury lawyers. We are based in Henderson, Nevada, and serve clients throughout the Las Vegas area. When we say we offer personal injury law experience, we mean over 25 years of experience. This is the combination of knowledge and expertise you need to win significant compensation as a victim in a Las Vegas area accident. Our decades of experience, our expertise, plus our deep familiarity with all aspects of Nevada law, give you a powerful advantage. You will need that advantage to fight against those who may keep you from receiving what you deserve as a Las Vegas accident victim.

    Your choice of an accident lawyer is one of the most consequential decisions you will ever make. It’s important to select a Las Vegas attorney that can put you in the best position to win your case. That’s why you need to speak with Anthem Injury Lawyers. Get the best accident attorneys in Las Vegas fighting for you. Our experts offer you the best opportunity to win top compensation. Contact Anthem Injury Lawyers 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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