Fourth of July Firework Injury Statistics and Safety Tips
The Fourth of July is right around the corner. It’s a summertime holiday many look forward to because of the many fun outdoor activities to enjoy like parades, carnivals, concerts, cooking on the grill, dipping in the pool or going down the shore. Of course, what’s a Fourth of July celebration without setting off fireworks?
While fireworks are a fun holiday staple, it may be easy to forget just how dangerous they can be. Fireworks can cause serious injury and even death. In fact, in 2017, an estimated 12,900 people were injured, and eight people were killed due to firework mishaps.
Firework injuries are preventable. To keep fireworks fun and safe this Fourth of July, the Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Freedman & Lorry, P.C. share this infographic featuring firework injury statistics and safety tips to follow.
If you or a loved one is involved in a fireworks-related accident that causes injury, it is imperative to seek medical attention right away and contact the experienced Philadelphia personal injury lawyers at Freedman & Lorry, P.C. For over 70 years, we have helped accident victims in Philadelphia, New Jersey, and North Carolina recover compensation in personal injury cases. Call us at 888-999-1962 or complete an online form for a free legal consultation.