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Types of damages you can pursue from your personal injury case

When you are involved in an accident that is a result of wrongful or negligent actions of someone else, you will be entitled to receive compensation for your injuries. The purpose of recovering damages after an accident is to make sure that if you are injured in an accident caused by another person, you will receive enough money that at least puts you in the same position you were in prior to the accident. However, compensation is not just for covering medical bills, there is a wide range of areas that can be compensated for damages.

Here are a few of the different types of damages that are available to you for an injury case.

What not to do after a car accident

Whether minor or severe, car accidents happen every day. The National Highway Traffic Safety Association reports that there were over seven million police-reported car accidents in 2016 alone. Car accidents can make you disoriented as well as hinder your ability to think clearly and remember what to do after an accident occurs.

While most people know that after an accident they are supposed to exchange information with the other driver, there are a few things that many individuals should not do after a car accident which they may overlook.

Fighting your South Carolina traffic ticket

Most drivers understand that a ticket on your record may indicate higher insurance rates and require the payment of large ticket fines. You believe that you were unfairly ticketed and should not suffer the monetary consequences, so you hope to fight the ticket in court.

South Carolina requires the following of multiple steps to prove your innocence in court. While fighting your ticket may seem simple, hiring a qualified attorney may prove beneficial in understanding all elements of your case. Protect yourself against the possibility of a traffic ticket charge by using the best defense.

Recognizing the symptoms of a brain injury post-accident

Brain injuries caused by car accidents can be invisible to the naked eye, but don’t let their ability to camouflage fool you. Even if you walk away from a crash feeling fine, you may have suffered a blow to the head and not realized it. And, unfortunately, a delayed diagnosis could aggravate the condition and lead to further damage.

How do you know if you have suffered a brain injury after an accident?


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