Car accidents can alter the lives of victims and their families
When someone is injured in a car accident, he or she will undoubtedly endure physical pain and perhaps emotional trauma as well. A motor vehicle collision could seriously alter the complexion of a person's entire life. This is especially true if the result is the need for long-term treatment.
Car accident injuries can do more than reshape the lives of victims; all too often their families must also pay a very heavy price. Loving families typically understand the role they must play in caring for injured members. However, that does not mean the task will be easy. In fact, there can be many challenges.
For one thing, if the accident victim has suffered a brain injury, then it is possible that his or her personality has been altered. The victim may no longer be able to communicate in the same manner with the rest of the family. For the other family members, it can be very difficult to come to grips with the fact that their loved one has gone through such a dramatic change.
Should the injured party also be a primary breadwinner, then the family may face unexpected financial hardships. Future plans regarding education, vacations or even housing may have to be changed. The family's once bright future could suddenly be replaced with a future of financial struggles and sacrifice.
We at Karns & Kerrison understand how accident victims and their families can suffer consequences for years after an auto collision. It is our aim to help those who have been affected by such tragedy get the compensation they need to help allay their financial challenges. If you are dealing with the aftermath of a serious car accident and need help getting appropriate compensation, we would be very interested in discussing your case with you.