March is nationally recognized as Brain Injury Awareness Month. Millions of people suffer this injury each year, but few other people understand the day-to-day implications of living with a brain injury. In car accident claims, we most often see brain injuries categorized as “traumatic brain injury,” or TBI. This type is defined by trauma caused by an external force.
Consider these facts:
*Statistics from the Brain Injury Association of America
Oftentimes, traumatic brain injury affects not only the victim, but also the family of the victim. Depending on the severity, a TBI can lead to full or partial disability. As someone who suffered an injury like this, you may be unable to work and to perform your day-to-day routines as you had previously.
At Whetstone Perkins & Fulda, we understand the catastrophic nature of a serious brain injury. For victims who were injured in a car wreck, fall or another incident caused by someone else’s negligence, our lawyers have fought aggressively to recover maximum compensation.
To find out if you have a claim, please contact our law firm. With offices in Myrtle Beach, Columbia and Kingstree, we are available to fight on behalf of brain injury victims throughout the State of South Carolina.