Lighting fireworks on the fourth of July and on New Year’s Eve has been an American pastime for many, many years. But this thrilling and spectacular activity often results in injuries and even deaths. In fact, in 2008 alone there were 7,000 injuries and seven deaths related to the use of fireworks. These products can be bought at stands all over the country before July 4th and Jan 1, but no one working at these stands will tell you about the inherent dangers or safety measures that should be taken when lighting them.
There are a number of ways that lighting fireworks can cause injury. Some potential dangers include:
If you or a loved one has been injured by fireworks, contact the Rhinelander personal injury attorneys of Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®, for more information about your legal options. Call 800-242-2874 today.