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Tips for a Safe July 4th Sun Protection

by Dixon Law Office

The Fourth of July means it’s time for trips to the lake or pool, fireworks displays and backyard barbecues. But, it’s also a time that can easily be marred with dangers. Protect your loved ones with the following tips and reminders for a safe holiday.

Sun protection – Limit exposure to direct sunlight between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wear a broad-spectrum sunscreen with a protection factor of at least 15, and reapply sunscreen often. Remember to drink plenty of water regularly, even if not thirsty. Limit or avoid drinks with alcohol or caffeine. Protect the eyes by wearing sunglasses that will absorb 100 percent of UV sunlight. During hot weather, watch for signs of heat stroke-hot, red skin; changes in consciousness; rapid, weak pulse; rapid, shallow breathing.

If you or a loved one is involved in 4th of July injury or accident, you need an experienced personal injury attorney to discuss your case. For more than 20 years, our team at Dixon Law Office has handled hundreds of accident cases, helping victims get the compensation they deserve to cover medical bills, lost wages, pain and suffering, long-term care and other related expenses. Call us today to schedule a meeting with a lawyer to discuss the specific facts of your injury case at toll-free at 888-354-9880 or click here.

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