When news of a large winter storm breaks, residents of the towns it will affect the most generally respond by stocking up on supplies in anticipation of being holed up in their homes. However, there are still many people who will need to be able to go outside even in such conditions if their work so requires. Accordingly, it is crucial that safety officials also prepare for whatever dangerous situations are associated with winter storms. If such a situation does occur and someone is injured, it would be wise to contact an expert snow and ice accident attorney at 617-787-3700.
In anticipation of the first major snow storm of the season, first responders in Bristol, Virginia, are making the appropriate preparations. Included in such preparations are ensuring that all safety vehicles are fueled up, all maintenance issues are taken care of, and making sure that all the snow chains are ready just in case they are necessary.
First responders have also made a point of warning residents about the dangers associated with such snow and ice storms, particularly the dangers of driving. The accident rate for automobiles rises significantly in the case of snow storms, and sometimes the best preparation is prevention altogether. Residents are being told to pack survival kits, and not make a point of parking their vehicles in travel zones, as this would increase the risk of crashes.
If you or a loved one has been injured as a result of a snow or ice accident, you may be entitled to significant monetary relief. Act now and contact an expert snow and ice accident attorney here at the Law Offices of Gilbert R. Hoy, Jr. and Affiliates to discuss your potential claim. Call our injury attorney specialists today at 617-787-3700 or email us at email@example.com for your free and private consultation. Your needs are our top priority!