Motor Vehicle Accidents are the Second Leading Cause of Traumatic Brain Injuries in the United States

At the David W. Martin Law Group, our personal injury attorneys in Greenville understand the incredible challenges that our clients with traumatic brain injuries, or TBI, face each day.

Unfortunately, motor vehicle accidents including car collisions, motorcycle crashes, and accidents involving large trucks — which happen frequently in South Carolina — account for nearly 20% of all traumatic brain injuries that occur in the United States each year.

In fact, the Centers for Disease Control reported that nearly three million emergency room visits and hospitalizations each year are TBI-related.

That is why our Greenville County personal injury attorneys fight so hard to pursue the best outcome for each injury client we represent, so they can get the medical care they need to return to the quality of life they once enjoyed.

How Do Traumatic Brain Injuries Affect South Carolina Residents?

All accident injuries, including traumatic brain injuries, affect each person differently. However, TBIs can affect multiple parts of the injury victims make up, including their physical, cognitive, behavioral, and emotional well-being.

Each of these impacted areas can affect a different aspect of the injured person’s quality of life by causing significant difficulties that may include:

  • Cognitive Trouble, including:
    • Lack of attention or concentration
    • Memory problems
    • Difficulty reasoning
    • Altered judgment and problem-solving abilities
  • Behavioral Difficulties, including:
    • Lack of self-control
    • Risky behavior
    • Verbal or physical outbursts
    • Trouble in social situations
    • Lack of awareness or abilities
  • Communication Trouble, including:
    • Difficulty organizing thoughts and ideas
    • Challenges speaking or writing
  • Physical Injuries, including:
    • Loss of smell
    • Facial sensations
    • Vision impairment
    • Trouble swallowing
    • Nerve damage
    • Seizures
  • Emotional Complications, including:
    • Anger
    • Anxiety
    • Mood swings
    • Changes in self-esteem
    • Depression

If you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury in a collision, contact our experienced personal injury lawyers in Rock Hill today to discuss your financial compensation needs, so we can outline your case to pursue the negligent party for your complete recovery.

What Type of Financial Compensation Can I Pursue After Suffering a Traumatic Brain Injury in South Carolina?

Throughout the country last year, the complete economic cost of traumatic brain injuries reached nearly $77 billion.

Medical treatment alone for traumatic brain injuries can cost millions over a lifetime, which is why it is so important to ensure you are pursuing the best outcome available for your unique TBI-related injury claim.

To determine the overall compensation required for your injuries, our traumatic brain injury attorneys in Fort Mill will outline the following:

  • Emergency, ongoing, and future medical costs
  • Prescription and medical device costs
  • Rehabilitation and therapy expenses
  • Lost wages and diminished working capacity
  • Temporary and permanent disability

If you have suffered a traumatic brain injury in a traffic collision in South Carolina, contact our Fort Mill personal injury lawyers at the David W. Martin Law Group today by calling (803) 548-2468 to review your case with our experienced lawyers who are here to help you pursue positive results.


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