No one ever wants to imagine the tragedy of losing a loved one as the result of a tragic accident. That is especially true of a parent who loses their child. The parents of one very young victim, an 8-year-old girl who died after the car she was in collided with a logging truck in Batesburg-Leesville learned this first hand. However, even after losing her life at such a young age, she has still been able to help others.
The little girl, Kalieah Richardson was described by her mother, Paula, as having been “very happy. She always had a smile. She was very caring and she was very giving. She loved to share.”
Kalieah has given the gift of life to others after her family decided to donate her organs to those who needed them. Kalieah’s heart was taken to Ohio, her lungs went to Tennessee and one of her kidneys went to help with a transplant in North Carolina.
While the Richardsons may not have Kalieah with them in body, her spirit lives on and her family takes that as a comfort.
It only takes the blink of an eye and an accident can happen. No one ever knows when, where or even how an accident will occur and tragedy can strike leaving families and loved ones grieving and wondering what to do next. Organ donation is a way one way for families to make sense of such a loss, but it can still be devastating trying to put your life back together in the aftermath of an accident. Having someone on your side that can help you navigate through all of the paperwork and details after an accident can be crucial.
If you or a loved one has been in an accident of any kind, the medical expenses and other costs surrounding recovery can be staggering. The tragedy of funeral expenses and the inestimable cost of the loss of loved ones can often be overwhelming.
Call the offices of Howell Law today for your free consultation regarding your accident or personal injury case. You can rest assured that we will be there to help you to navigate through the legal and other matters that come up after an accident.
Call us at (843) 534-3004 for a free initial consultation and legal analysis.