Brain Injury Lawyer Carrollton
Injuries are the leading cause of death in the United States and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimate nearly 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries (“TBI”) happen every year as a result of injury. In fact, TBI’s are a contributing factor in over 30% of injury-related deaths in the U.S.
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The medical costs for treatment of TBI are astronomical, including indirect costs for things such as lost productivity, as they exceed $76 billion annually. The leading causes of traumatic brain injuries include falls, traffic accidents, being struck by or against a moving or stationary object, and assaults. While falls are the leading cause of TBI, traffic accidents (car crashes, motorcycle, truck, bicycle or pedestrian accidents) account for many of these injuries.
- Falls (35.2%)
- Traffic accidents (17.3 %)
- Being struck by or against events (16.5%)
- Assaults (10%)
- Other/unknown causes (21%)