Staying safe at this year’s Taste of Cincinnati

On Behalf of | May 7, 2024 | Personal Injury

The Taste of Cincinnati takes place from May 25 to May 27. This popular annual event is a great way to catch up with friends, try some delicious food and drink, listen to great live music and generally celebrate the start of summer.

However, with over half a million people expected to attend, accidents will happen and some people will get injured. Understanding the risks before you go can help you to minimize the chances that you will be one of the unfortunate ones who have their fun spoiled by an injury.


A lot of people will be driving into the event, searching for places to park and perhaps driving home after having consumed alcohol. You might find drivers are less aware than they should be. They may also be stressed by the traffic. Take care if driving yourself, and if on foot, take care when where there are vehicles.

Hot stuff

Hot food, sauces and drinks can do an incredible amount of damage if they land on your skin. It’s easy for someone to bump you in crowded spaces and spill what you or they are carrying all over you. Consider taking someone to help when purchasing foodstuffs, as carrying too much increases a risk of harm.

Heat and sun

If the sun is out, it’s crucial to remember how it can affect you. Too much could cause you to suffer sunburn or get dehydrated. Drink plenty of water, use sunscreen and a hat to protect you.

Most people will have a great time at the Taste of Cincinnati without any problem. If, however, you do get injured, it’s important to understand that you may have options to claim compensation. Seeking legal guidance to learn more is always an option.

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