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By Pejman Javaheri
Founding Partner

Summer is the season of sunshine, barbecues, and road trips. But did you know it’s also a peak season for personal injury accidents? 

As Los Angeles personal injury attorneys, we’ve seen how the joys of summer can sometimes take an unexpected turn. Let’s take a look at some of the more common summer accidents so you can protect yourself and your family. 

And, of course, if you do find yourself injured, please reach out to us to see how we can help.

The Hidden Dangers of Summer Fun

On the Road: The Hidden Hazards of Summer Travel

Summer road trips are a staple of the season. The open road, the wind in our hair, and our favorite tunes on the radio. But with more folks hitting the road, the chances of traffic accidents go up. Here are some common types of road accidents during summer:

  • Fender benders in heavy traffic
  • Collisions due to distracted driving
  • Accidents caused by impaired driving after summer parties

These accidents can lead to a variety of injuries, including:

  • Whiplash
  • Concussions
  • Broken bones

It’s a sobering thought amidst the summer fun, isn’t it?

Water-Related Accidents: The Flip Side of Pool Parties and Beach Days

Water activities are a big part of summer fun. But these places can also be accident hotspots. Here are some common water-related accidents:

  • Slip and fall incidents on wet surfaces
  • Diving accidents leading to head injuries
  • Drownings

These accidents can result in serious injuries, such as:

  • Sprains and fractures
  • Head and spinal injuries
  • Fatal drowning incidents

It’s a chilling thought, but it underscores the importance of water safety.

Sports and Recreation: The Price of Summer Fun?

Summer is a great time to get active. But with all that activity comes the risk of injuries. Here are some common sports and recreation accidents:

  • Sprained ankles during a game of beach volleyball
  • Falls from cycling accidents
  • Heatstroke from running on a hot day

These accidents can lead to various injuries, including:

  • Sprains and fractures
  • Head injuries
  • Heat-related illnesses

It’s not about living in fear but about balancing our love for summer fun with a healthy respect for safety.

When Summer Fun Takes a Turn: The Role of a Personal Injury Attorney

Accidents can happen, even when you’re just trying to enjoy your summer. If you find yourself nursing an injury due to someone else’s negligence, it’s important to know that you’re not alone. A Los Angeles personal injury attorney can help you navigate the legal maze and fight for the compensation you deserve.

Your Safe Summer Starts Here

Summer should be a time of joy and relaxation, not a season of accidents and injuries. By being aware and taking precautions, you can enjoy all the fun that summer has to offer safely. And remember, if an accident does occur, we’re here to help.

Ready to take the first step towards your safe summer? Contact us today for a free consultation. Let’s make this summer a season to remember for all the right reasons.

About the Author
P.J. Javaheri is an experienced personal injury attorney and a founding partner of Mi Abogado. Mr. Javaheri received his Juris Degree from the University of California, Hastings in 2005. Mr. Javaheri is dedicated to serving clients in Los Angeles and throughout Southern California. His practice focuses on the area of personal injury law, particularly in representing people who have been injured in car, motorcycle, bicycle, and pedestrian accidents, the practice also specializes in premises liability matters. In recognition of his skills and dedication to his vocation, Javaheri has been named on the California Super Lawyers Rising Stars list in 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017 and 2018. Mr. Javaheri is also active in the Consumer Attorneys of California and the Consumer Attorneys Association of Los Angeles.  In 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, and 2018, Mr. Javaheri was honored with appointments to the Los Angeles Trial Lawyers Charities (LATLC) Honorary Board of Directors at its highest level; the Diamond Level. If you have any questions about this article, you can contact Mr. Javaheri at 310.694.3084 or by emailing