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4 Skiing & Snowboarding Safety Tips to Follow on the Slopes

The first day of spring may be here, but we aren't done with winter weather just yet here in Bucks County! If you're an avid skier or snowboarder, this is probably good news to you. Hitting the slopes is a lot of fun, but it can also be dangerous if you don't follow some basic Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Bucks County, Injury, Injury Lawyer, Winter Safety

4 Winter Weather Driving Mistakes to Avoid

Below-freezing temperatures and wintry precipitation such as snow and sleet can make driving during the wintertime quite treacherous. With this in mind, it's important to take extra precautions to stay safe on the road during this time of year. To help you avoid car accidents and keep your family out of danger, our Bucks County Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Auto Accidents, Bucks County, Car Accidents, Driving Tips, Winter Safety

5 Sledding Safety Tips for Your Family

Sledding is a thrilling activity for snowy days when school is cancelled. However, it can also be quite dangerous for your kids if caution isn't exercised. With this in mind, be sure to review these safe sledding tips from our Bucks County child injury attorney before your family ventures out into the snow: Choose a Read More

Category: Bucks County, Child Injury, Injury Lawyer, Winter Safety

Our Advice for Clearing Your Car of Snow & Ice

Winter driving is no fun, but unfortunately it is often unavoidable. For times this season when you have no choice but to venture out into snowy or icy conditions, our Bucks County car accident attorney would like to offer some helpful reminders for preparing your vehicle to be driven: Give yourself more time than you Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Auto Accidents, Bucks County, Car Accidents, Safety Tips, Winter Car Care, Winter Safety

5 Safety Tips for Ice Skating Season

Ice skating is a fun and festive winter activity for both youngsters and adults. However, it's important to remember that participants assume certain safety risks when they go ice skating. After all, sharp skates and slick ice make for a rather dangerous setting if one isn't cautious and well-versed on skating's best practices. Before heading Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Bucks County, Injury, Injury Lawyer, Winter Safety

What To Do When You Slip On Snow/Ice

Unfortunately, you can't always take the day off and stay inside when it's snowy or icy outside. When you have no choice but to go out into the elements, there are wintertime safety tips you can follow to prevent slips and falls, such as wearing non-slip boots and walking slowly and carefully. Still, there is Read More

Category: Accident Lawyer, Bucks County, Slip And Fall, Winter Safety

6 Smart Safety Tips for Winter Bike Riding

When winter arrives, some bicyclists decide to retire their bikes to the garage or basement until spring. However, there are many people who continue riding, whether it's out of necessity or a desire to stay active during the cold season. Either way, if you choose to ride a bicycle during winter, our Bucks County bike injury Read More

Category: Bicycle Injury, Bike Accidents, Bike Injury, Bucks County, Winter Safety

6 Steps to Safe Snow Shoveling

Although it may seem like a simple wintertime chore, shoveling snow has the potential to be an extremely dangerous activity, even for the healthiest of individuals. According to the National Safety Council, shoveling causes thousands of injuries and up to 100 deaths each winter. This is mainly due to the strain that moving heavy snow puts Read More

Category: Bucks County, Injury Lawyer, Severe Injury, Winter Safety

5 Ways to Prevent Construction Site Accidents During Winter

No matter what season it is, working in construction is a dangerous job. However, it's especially treacherous during the winter due to low temperatures and slippery conditions. With this in mind, our Bucks County workers compensation lawyer is here to give you some tips for staying safe and free of injuries while working on an Read More

Category: Bucks County, Winter Safety, Work Safety, Workers Compensation

4 Ways to Prevent Concussions While Playing Winter Sports

There's no doubt that participating in winter sports is a great way to have fun and stay active during the cold season. Still, doing so heightens one's risk of sustaining injuries such as concussions. After all, ice skating, skiing and ice hockey all involve traveling at high speeds on very slippery surfaces. So what can Read More

Category: Bucks County, Child Injury, Concussion Injury, Injury Lawyer, Winter Safety

5 Tips for Avoiding Accidents While Driving in Icy Conditions

It goes without saying that driving in icy conditions can be extremely hazardous. With this in mind, our Bucks County auto accident attorney would like to give you some refreshers on how to limit your risk of sliding into another vehicle or off of the road when driving on slick roads: Increase your following distance – When Read More

Category: Auto Accidents, Bucks County, Driving Tips, Winter Safety

What to Do When You’re Stranded in a Snowstorm

Winter is right around the corner–do you know what to do if your vehicle gets stuck while you're driving in snow or other wintry weather? Today, our Bucks County severe injury lawyer is here to give you some tips: Remain calm – When you're in a stressful and difficult situation, it's important to stay level-headed Read More

Category: Bucks County, Severe Injury, Winter Safety

How to Avoid Injuries from Winter Sports and Activities

Sledding, skiing, snowboarding and other winter activities are enjoyable for people of all ages, but unfortunately they have the potential to be dangerous. To keep these activities safe and fun, follow the Heslin Law Firm's tips for preventing severe injuries while participating in winter sports: Always go with another person. In case of an emergency Read More

Category: Injury Lawyer, Winter Safety

Bucks County Snow Safety Tips from Heslin Law Firm

In light of the recent blizzard, the Heslin Law Firm would like to take this opportunity to remind you of some Bucks County snow safety tips to help you deal with extreme winter weather: Clear the snow from your driveway, sidewalk and any other walkways as soon as possible after a snowstorm. Doing so will Read More

Category: Safety Tips, Winter Safety

Winter Car Care Tips from the Heslin Law Firm

As temperatures plummet, it's more important than ever to take care of your car. Otherwise, you will be at a high risk for car troubles, which are exactly what you don't want when it's freezing cold outside! To avoid vehicular issues this season, follow our winter car care tips: Maintain your battery. Winter tends to Read More

Category: Car Accidents, Safety Tips, Winter Car Care, Winter Safety

Our Guide to Winter Workplace Safety

If your job requires you to work outdoors year round – even during the frigid winter – then it's important to take precautions to ensure your safety and health. After all, winter weather can lead to a host of dangerous, potentially deadly health issues, including windburn on the skin, hypothermia, frostbite and more. To help Read More

Category: Injury, Injury Lawyer, Severe Injury, Slip And Fall, Spinal Cord Injuries, Winter Safety, Work Injury, Work Safety

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