Mount Pleasant, SC – Update – Child Dies of Injuries from Fourth-Floor Fall on Shucker Circle
Mount Pleasant, SC (July 19, 2022) – Updated records indicate that a young child has died from injuries suffered as a result of a fall incident reported in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, July 16.
Just after 10 a.m., officials in Mount Pleasant were called to the scene of an accident that occurred at the Oyster Park Apartment Complex located on Shucker Circle.
Reports show that a four-year-old fell from the window of a fourth-floor apartment at the facility during the morning hours. Firefighters in the Charleston County EMS responded to the scene of the accident, just off Rifle Range Road.
The young child suffered severe injuries as a result of the accident and was rushed to a local hospital for emergency care. Authorities and Mount Pleasant confirmed that the young child died after arriving at the hospital.
The incident is under investigation at this time.
We would like to offer our warmest condolences to the family of the child who lost their life as a result of this accident.
Fatal Fall Accidents in South Carolina
According to statistics, over 42,000 people lose their lives every year in the United States as a result of slip and fall incidents. Unfortunately, more than 2.2 million children under the age of 14 are treated each year in area hospitals following fall-related incidents. About 100 children under the age of 14 die each year as a result of their injuries.
When young children lose their lives as a result of slip and fall accidents, their families may have legal options available to help them see compensation to cover funeral arrangements and various other costs and losses they face. A wrongful death lawyer in Mount Pleasant will be able to discuss the circumstances surrounding your loved one’s accident and help you get justice.
Our South Carolina premises liability attorneys at Monge & Associates are deeply committed to helping victims protect their legal rights. Our personal injury lawyers in South Carolina are fully committed to helping our clients seek full compensation following the loss of a loved one. Our lawyers will help you demand the money you need and deserve following your loved one’s death. We will fiercely advocate on your behalf to ensure your best interests are reflected throughout the entire personal injury claim process. Our lawyers are deeply committed to helping you achieve a favorable verdict for your case, despite the unfortunate circumstances you are forced to deal with.
If you are interested in scheduling a free consultation, you can reach out to our South Carolina personal injury law firm today by calling 888-688-1924. Our lawyers are available to take your call so we can get started at your earliest convenience.
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