Catastrophic & Fatal Injuries

South Carolina Catastrophic and Fatal Injuries Lawyer

If you or someone you love has been the victim of a catastrophic injury at work, your life will never be the same. On-the-job accidents can be fatal. When your family is going through its most difficult time, you don’t have to go it alone. I am attorney Belinda Ellison, and for over 25 years, I have been protecting the rights of injured workers and their families throughout South Carolina.

Over 25 Years of Handling South Carolina Workers’ Compensation

Contact Attorney Belinda Ellison Today for a Free Initial Consultation

When someone you love has suffered a catastrophic injury on the job, the most important thing is that you get them the medical care needed. When you contact my Lexington office, I will take up your case and handle your workers’ compensation concerns so you and your family can focus on making the best medical recovery.

Even when you are medically as good as you are going to get and the doctor says that you are going to have to live with this condition, you may never be able to return to work. I won’t just help you find the right doctor and take care of your short-term goals. I will help you with all your long-term medical needs, including life care planning. I have helped clients throughout South Carolina who have suffered severe injuries in catastrophic workplace accidents, including:

  • Paralysis
  • Paraplegia
  • Quadriplegia
  • Traumatic brain injury
  • Burns
  • Chemical exposure

Brain Injuries

Hidden brain injuries are one of the most difficult medical cases for patients and their families. If you have been injured or had an event that produced head trauma or brain injury, perhaps someone needs to look closer. Have you or your family noticed the following (if so, make sure your doctor knows):

Yes_____ No_____ Reduced attention and concentration
Yes_____ No_____ Memory problems
Yes_____ No_____ Decreased frustration tolerance
Yes_____ No_____ Easily angered
Yes_____ No_____ Anxiety
Yes_____ No_____ Overreaction to events
Yes_____ No_____ Depression
Yes_____ No_____ Decreased emotional responsiveness
Yes_____ No_____ Reduced reasoning and problem solving
Yes_____ No_____ Difficulty following directions
Yes_____ No_____ Misunderstanding what is said by others
Yes_____ No_____ Impulsive or inappropriate social behavior
Yes_____ No_____ Reduced judgment
Yes_____ No_____ Decreased insight into self and others
Yes_____ No_____ Difficulty establishing and maintaining relationships
Yes_____ No_____ Difficulty on the job or at home
Yes_____ No_____ Headaches
Yes_____ No_____ Nausea
Yes_____ No_____ Dizziness/balance problems
Yes_____ No_____ Muscle weakness
Yes_____ No_____ Numbness and tingling
Yes_____ No_____ Fatigue or difficulty sleeping
Yes_____ No_____ Blurred vision
Yes_____ No_____ Ringing in ears

Wrongful Death

If you have lost a loved one in a life-altering catastrophic accident, it may be in your family’s best interest to file a wrongful death claim and a workers’ comp claim. From medical bills to lost wages, your family will have serious financial concerns. I can handle your wrongful death claim for you so you can focus on more important issues. You don’t have to go through this alone.

Contact Belinda at 803-359-5582

From life care planning to wrongful death claims, I will take care of all your family’s workers’ compensation claims after your loved one has been injured in a catastrophic workplace accident. Contact me today for a free initial consultation.