5 Tips for Staying Safe on Icy Roads

By: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Lawyer

Ice creates some of the worst and most dangerous driving conditions out there. You should always exercise extreme caution if dealing with icy conditions, and ask yourself if you really want to be on the roads when they are in such a dangerous state. Conditions severe enough to blanket the roads in ice should eliminate almost all reasons for traveling. However, if you absolutely must drive in ice, here are some tips to help get you to your destination safely.[1]

Avoid overconfidence

Many people get themselves into trouble in icy conditions by overestimating their driving abilities. Perhaps they live in a cold area and think they are used to driving on ice.…

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Safety Precautions You Should Take During the Holidays

By: P. Christopher Guedri, Richmond, VA Personal Injury Attorney

The holidays are a fun and joyous time for family and celebration, but the cold weather brings with it a number of safety hazards you need to be aware of. More than half of all house fires occur in December, January, or February. As you work to stay warm during the chilly winter months, always be aware of safety! The biggest causes of house fires are electrical heating appliances and open flames, each of which comes with its own safety concerns.

Electrical heating equipment is responsible for one in seven house fires and one in six house fire deaths. Your ducts need to be cleaned or at least inspected every year to prevent dangerous buildups and blockages. Space…

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Are You Responsible for Snow Removal This Winter?

Is there winter ice still lingering on your doorstep?

Allen & Allen attorney Chris Guedri spoke to the Richmond Times-Dispatch about who is responsible for snow removal in the recent article “Richmond Business Owners and Residents Responsible for Sidewalk Cleanup.” The article clarifies some of the legal obligations when it comes to snow clean up and suggests how to properly label any potential dangers.

See the full article below for more details.

Source: http://www.timesdispatch.com/news/richmond-business-owners-and-residents-responsible-for-sidewalk-cleanup/article_27b20e14-fe75-5841-a549-79ea2049f31f.html

Saturday, February 15, 2014BY BRANDON SHULLEETARichmond Times-Dispatch


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