The month of December brings a great deal of joy to a lot of people. This is the month of gift giving, family togetherness, holiday festivities, and beautiful winter weather. Many of us have family members who travel hundreds of miles just to spend time with their loved ones during the Christmas season. Unfortunately, this means an increase in traffic on major roads and a rise in the number of accidents. Since December generally brings snow and ice to the Canton, Ohio and Akron, Ohio areas, those of us who live in the Northeast Ohio region have to do our best to avoid weather-related car accidents. But we can only do so much—all it takes is one driver and a patch of black ice to cause an accident on the highway. Being involved in a car crash due to snow or ice is an unpleasant scenario, but one you should be prepared for—particularly if you find that you need legal help after your auto accident. Eshelman Legal Group, with multiple locations around the Cleveland, Ohio area, is just the law office to consult with if you need a personal injury attorney to help build your case.