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When Brain Injuries Occur after a Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina (Part A)

One of the most severe injuries that an individual can sustain from a pedestrian accident in South Carolina is a brain injury. As you adjust to daily life, it may help to know that when the negligence of another leads to your bodily injuries, compensation may be recovered through a South Carolina personal injury claim.

A Charleston personal injury lawyer will carefully evaluate the details surrounding your pedestrian accident and determine if you have a valid South Carolina personal injury claim. A lawyer will then take you through the steps of filing your claim, which includes collecting the necessary evidence to help prove your case.

Suffering from a Brain Injury after a Pedestrian Accident in South Carolina

While a head injury with an open gash or wound may be serious, many times a closed head injury is just as severe or even life-threatening.
A pedestrian who has been struck by a vehicle of any size could suffer a brain injury.

When you suffer a traumatic brain injury, you could face life-altering consequences. Irreversible brain damage could lead to permanent disability. It could also mean a lifetime of expensive therapy and rehabilitation.

A brain injury can change an individual's personality and behavior. It can lead to the development of post-concussion syndrome, seizures or damaged blood vessels. All of this may can cause physical, emotional and financial ruin. Damages related to medical costs, along with emotional distress or pain and suffering could be recovered through a South Carolina personal injury claim.

A brain injury may also affect your ability to work. You may be out of work for a long period of time or even be unable to ever return to work, something for which a South Carolina personal injury claim may address.

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