Brain trauma is usually caused by outside forces such as a fall, a car accident, a sports injury; all of these things may cause injuries that will lead to brain trauma. This trauma may be minor and the injured may be recover quickly, or it may be severe and require years of hospitalization and rehabilitation. If a driver negligently injures you or a loved one, then you may be entitled to monetary compensation for you or your loved ones.
Brain Injury Facts:
– The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimate that at least 5.3 million Americans currently live with disabilities resulting from a traumatic brain injury (TBI) and 1.5 million Americans sustain a TBI each year.
– The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention found that the risk of TBI is highest among adolescents, young adults, and people over the age of 75.
– Cost of TBI: The cost of TBI in the U.S. is estimated to be $48.3 billion annually; Hospitalization accounts for $31.7 billion, and fatal brain injuries cost the nation $16.6 billion each year.