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Trick-or-Treating Safety Tips

Halloween is a time where children are excited to dress up as their favorite characters and parents are excited to take their little ones out to show off their costumes. However, Halloween can also be very scary, for children and parents alike, when you have people playing tricks rather than giving treats, or giving treats that are really tricks. Therefore, there are specific tips that can help you and your loved ones enjoy your Halloween night. However, if you or a loved one find yourself in a less than perfect circumstance that results in injury, contact Teal Law Group to help fight for your rights.

Halloween Safety Tips

When you and your loved ones are out on Halloween night Trick-or-Treating remember these safety tips to keep you and your loved ones safe:

  • Choose costumes without masks or that minimally interfere with your vision
  • Children should wear costumes that are visible at night or have reflectors on them
  • Before going out, it is best to give your littles a light snack so that they are not tempted to eat candy from their bag before reaching home
  • Children should be accompanied by an adult and older children should travel in groups
  • Carry a flashlight for lighting
  • Do not have your children enter the home or car of a stranger
  • Only Trick-or-Treat at houses that have their porch lights on
  • Avoid costumes that contain replica firearms
  • Do not run
  • Cross the street at the corners and not diagonally across intersections or in between cars
  • Closely inspect all candy before allowing children to eat it
  • Lastly, remove all candy that could cause a small child to choke

Need Legal Advice?

Though Halloween is an exciting time for many, it can also be scary if certain precautions are not met. Do not become a victim due to your own actions. However, if you or a loved one finds yourself the victim of some cruel trick that leads to personal injury please contact an experienced personal injury attorney at Teal Law Group to figure out the best strategy for your case. We are here to help. Happy Trick-or-Treating!