Roses, chocolates, and romantic dinners are common gifts to be given around Valentine’s Day. However, it is possible you can be given a personal injury due to someone’s negligence. Many people are driving after a bit too much champagne and could easily cause a car accident. Here are some Valentine’s Day safety tips for all you love birds heading out this February 14th.
Don’t Drink and Drive
If you are thinking about going out for a romantic dinner and share a bottle of wine, make sure to have a safe way to get home. Call a cab or a private driving company like Lyft or Uber to make sure that you get home safely. If you do however get pulled over and you have been drinking it’s important to invoke your rights and speak with an attorney.
If You Are in A Car Accident:
If you have the unfortunate occurrence of a car accident then it’s important to follow these steps:
- If you are hurt, wait for emergency medical help.
- Try to get to the side of the road.
- Do not ever apologize at the scene of an accident.
- Take pictures of different angles of the accident.
- Collect Information from the other driver involved.
- If needed, call the police.
- Get checked out by a doctor.
- Call an attorney afterward
Valentine’s Day can be a fun and romantic day, but make sure that you are celebrating the holiday safely. If you need a ride and cannot get ahold of a cab, Lyft, or Uber, call your car insurance company for information for free holiday rides. Some insurance companies offer it as a service to their subscribers.
If you do find yourself either injured or in a bad legal situation, then you need an advocate on your side immediately. Call one of our experienced attorneys right away. Contact Dashner Law at 817-864-9980 or 972-793-8989