According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), an estimated 1.7 million people sustain traumatic brain injuries every year in the United States. Traumatic brain injuries often occur when a victim suffers a violent blow to the head or when a foreign object penetrates his or her skull. The CDC reports that from 2002 through 2006, there were 52,000 deaths each year, on average, attributed to traumatic brain injuries. Those victims that survive the accident face a lifetime of traumatic brain injuries-related disabilities. This includes roughly 5.3 million people in the U.S. alone. Read more at http://www.digitaljournal.com
PERSONAL INJURY LEGAL HELP IN FREEHOLD, TOMS RIVER AND PT PLEASANT SINCE 1985
When you break a bone the naked eye or an X-ray can detect the break. When you suffer severe lacerations, the need for medical care is clear. But how can loss due to brain injuries be detected and proven?