Common Spring Break Personal Injuries To Avoid
Spring break is one of the most popular times of the year for students, teachers, and parents to travel for vacation.
For students especially, spring break serves as an opportunity to relax and unwind from the demands of college.
If you are planning to travel this season, there are a few potential risks you should be aware of to prevent accident injuries from occurring.
Common Spring Break Injuries
Consider the following information that highlights the most common spring break injuries that take place each year.
Aggressive or Violent Crimes
If you are planning on traveling to a foreign country, make sure to research the area’s crime rate and the type of crimes that take place.
If you ever see some type of message that highlights how U.S. citizens have been the target of a violent crime in a particular location, remove the destination from your plans. If you see this type of warning and still book a ticket, you are putting yourself at risk for a potential kidnapping, robbery, or injury.
Alcohol-Related Accident Injuries
If the location you are traveling to does not require its local bartenders to cut consumers who have consumed too much alcohol off, make sure you are prepared to do this for yourself. Alcohol-related accident injuries during spring break serve as the leading cause of physical trauma each year.
Because of how much alcohol is consumed during spring break, the propensity for violent behavior increases substantially. If you become a victim of a bar fight or public brawl, you may be able to file a personal injury claim to collect compensation for your damages.
Slip and Fall Accident Injuries
Often associated with the consumption of alcohol, slip and fall accident injury claims occur at bars, restaurants, house parties, and other private and public settings. If you choose to drink alcohol, make sure you are aware of your cognitive state and mind your environment.
Spring Training Injuries
Although not connected to alcohol consumption, spring training causes thousands of injuries each year for athletes throughout the country. Whether a baseball player trips over an object or gets hit in the head by a rouge pitch, these types of injuries are common during spring break.
Experience An Accident-Free Spring Break
The point of traveling during spring break is to enjoy the local environment, not spend your time in a hospital.
If you are hurt this season, our team of Atlanta personal injury attorneys are here for you. Contact our team for a free consultation to learn what your options are and whether you may be entitled to compensation.
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