From the loss of life to being unable to work, there are many ways that motor vehicle collisions can upend peoples’ lives. Sadly, in Louisiana, some parents learn that their child was involved in a motor vehicle collision. At Jacqueline A. Scott & Associates, we know of many different reasons why this can be particularly tough. If you are a parent whose child was hit by a drunk driver, or involved in any other type of crash, it is vital for you to take steps to protect his or her future.
Car wrecks can upend a child’s future in various ways. For starters, it can affect them physically, whether they suffer from a permanent disability and are never able to walk or miss out on important experiences in their life due to a short-term disability. For example, a broken leg could be disastrous for an aspiring sports star in high school. Moreover, these crashes can lead to financial hardships for parents, placing additional strains on the child and the entire family. Moreover, some victims of car accidents may have deep mental trauma that follows them throughout life, while others may be depressed because the accident has caused them to miss out on life.
If a reckless driver was responsible for a crash that involved your child, you should go over all of your options at once and do your best to have the driver held responsible. Over on our auto accidents page, you will be able to read some more information related to traffic collisions.