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What is a "Day in the Life" Video?


A: In a catastrophic injury case, the immense nature of a victim's injury is often difficult to describe. Family members, no matter how articulate, often have difficulty conveying the massive impact an injury has on a victim and the rest of the family.

A 'day-in-the-life' video seeks to portray the injured victim from the moment they wake up till they go to sleep. It takes a viewer from beginning of the day till the end. It shows the difficulties associated with performing life's daily activities. It shows how the family interacts with the victim and the difficulties associated with caring for the victim.

A day in the life video can very powerfully describe interactions with healthcare providers, family members and difficulties with doing most tasks that we take for granted. The