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Staying Safe at Crowded Summer Concerts and Events in Boston

Published in Personal Injury on July 8, 2022

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With summer comes the possibility of getting to see your favorite bands play live at a concert in Boston. While concerts can be an exhilarating and exciting experience for attendees, there is also a lot of opportunity for accidents to occur. If you have plans to see a summer concert in Boston, it is important you know how to stay safe while in the crowd.

If you were severely injured at a crowded summer concert or event in Boston, Massachusetts, you may be entitled to fair compensation for your losses. Call (617) 391-9001 or fill out our contact form to speak with an experienced lawyer from Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers.

What Are the Key Tips to Staying Safe at a Summer Concert in Boston?

While summer concerts should be a good time and a source of great entertainment, there are also many risks involved in being in a crowded space with hundreds of people. In order to protect yourself and the other concert goers you attend with, it is crucial that you follow these key tips to stay safe and avoid accidents:

Prevent Injuries

Whenever you are in a large crowd of overly-excited people, there is a risk of injuries. Then best way to avoid injuries is to do the following:

  • Know where the exits are
  • If the crowd gets out of control, consider leaving the area
  • Do not wear anything that could be pulled or get tangled like loose clothing
  • Wear closed-toe shoes and ensure the laces are tied to avoid tripping
  • Avoid standing near or on any structures at the venue that could collapse
  • Leave late or early to avoid the rush of the crowd when the concert ends
  • If you get caught in a moving crowd, move sideways or diagonal to work your way out

If you do end up injured from an accident that occured at a Boston concert or event, you may be owed compensation for your injuries. To get help with your accident claim, speak with a Boston personal injury lawyer.

Avoid Getting Sick

Whenever you are at an event with a large crowd of people, you may come away with an unwanted illness due to the frequent contact made between attendees. You should avoid sitting or standing near individuals who appear sick and prevent yourself from touching your face until you are able to wash your hands.

Stick With Your Group

If you are going to the concert with your family, keep a diligent eye on your children. For members of your group that have a mobile phone, it is recommended that each person’s phone is fully charged so you may get in contact if you get seperated at the event. In the event that you do get separated, make sure your group has a chosen meet up location where you will all go to reunite. It is best to try to remain with your group at all times as it is easy to get separated in big crowds like at concerts or events.

Get Help From a Boston Personal Injury Lawyer

When you choose to work with Sweeney Merrigan Personal Injury Lawyers, you will have access to a team of award-winning construction accident lawyers. Our trusted legal team is led by our experienced co-managing partners, J. Tucker Merrigan and Peter M. Merrigan. J. Tucker Merrigan has been a co-managing partner of the firm for over a decade. He has been recognized for his work in the Massachusetts legal system with awards that include: Under 40, National Trial Lawyers; 2020-2021 Top Attorney Award. Our other co-managing partner, Peter M. Merrigan, has been recognized for his work helping the communities of Boston: 2018 Top 40 Under 40, National Trial Lawyers; 2021 Massachusetts “Super Lawyer.”

For help with your personal injury claim, contact our Boston law office today to schedule a free consultation with an experienced lawyer by filling out our contact form or calling (617) 391-9001. We work on a contingency fee basis. If we do not win your case, you owe nothing.

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