Law Offices of Reiner, Simpson, Slaughter & Wood Discuss Report On Winter Sports Safety

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Lawyers React to Recent Report of Increased Injuries due to Winter Sports

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“Our Redding attorneys love to play and watch sports but we want people to play safely,” said a firm representative

Reiner, Simpson, Slaughter & Wood, a leading personal injury law firm in Northern California, spoke out today about the safety risks and necessary precautions people should take when participating in winter sports. From children in local leagues to professional athletes, millions of Americans engage in athletics every winter including soccer, football, skiing, snowboarding and many more. In response to a recent report by the U.S. Center for Disease Control and Prevention concerning Emergency Room (ER) visits for sport-related injuries, Reiner, Simpson, Slaughter & Wood spoke out to address both the risks and precautions people can take when participating in winter sports. This report described here:, declared that snowboarding accounts for 25% of all sports-related ER injury visits and also cited the significant dangers involved in sledding, skiing, and the new activity “skitching.”

“Our Redding attorneys love to play and watch sports but we want people to play safely,” said a firm representative. “Previously soft grass fields become tough and unforgiving, people go out on ice that is slick and hard, and most dangerously, people fly down snow-covered mountains at increasingly fast speeds. We love these sports but people must be careful to avoid become an emergency room statistic. With regards to skiing and snowboarding—the two biggest causes of injury—wear extra layers for padding, don’t go down runs beyond your skill level, adhere to signs and boundaries, and most importantly, slow down. We are a personal injury law firm with lawyers in Redding CA and we don’t like people getting injured. We hope people will take some of these precautions.”

Reiner, Simpson, Slaughter & Wood employs some of the most accomplished personal injury attorneys in the country. These lawyers in Redding CA have won verdicts and settlements against large corporations and many more. Their Redding attorneys have accumulated decades of experience to address any case of devastating catastrophic injury, permanent disability, disfigurement, wrongful death, and more.

About Law Offices of Reiner, Simpson, Slaughter & Wood
Since 1978, Russ Reiner’s law firm Reiner, Simpson, Slaughter & Wood has served its clients with integrity and determined disciple. Now one of the leading personal injury law firms in the nation, Reiner, Simpson, Slaughter & Wood boasts a 98% success rate in all cases that go to trial. Their Redding attorneys have set the standard for personal injury litigation across the country. For more information please visit their website at, call them at 800.896.4200, or visit their office at 2851 Park Marina Dr., Suite 200, Redding, CA 96001.

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