When you think of injury you think of harm that occurs somewhere other than your own home, but it may surprise you to learn that nearly 45 percent of unintentional injury deaths happen in or around the individual’s home. This is a scary and sobering thought. We all want our homes to be a safe place for our family, loved ones, and ourselves. Despite that, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention reported that approximately 12,175 children from infants to 19-year-olds died each year from an unintentional injury.
The best way to prevent accidents or injuries in the home is to make sure you have taken necessary safety precautions. There are very simple fixes that you can make in your home to be sure that you make you best attempt at preventing home injuries. Here are 10 ways you can make your home safer for you and your loved ones.
If you or someone you love has been injured, you may be entitled to compensation. Contact the Pennsylvania accident lawyers at Console & Associates P.C. today by calling (866) 778-5500. Find out what your legal rights and options are.