Brain injuries are very serious injuries that many innocent victims suffer from every year. Because many people are not aware of the seriousness of brain injuries, our Roswell brain injury lawyers in Georgia have put together a list of random facts, according to information from the Center for Head Injury Services.
- A person does not need to lose consciousness to have sustained a traumatic brain injury
- Brain injuries impact victims’ lives including the ability to work, care for themselves, and enjoy life
- Males are more likely to suffer a brain injury over females
- A brain injury occurs every 15 seconds around the world
- There are approximately two million traumatic brain injuries annually that take place worldwide
- About 50 percent of brain injuries are caused from motor vehicle accidents
- About 85 percent of brain injuries cyclists suffer from could be prevented by bicycle helmets
- About 75 percent of fatal bicycle accidents are the result of head injuries
- About two-thirds of brain injury survivors can live a normal life but will need lifelong rehabilitation and services
- About every five minutes someone suffers a permanent disability due to a brain injury
- Thousands of people often remain in a vegetative state following a traumatic brain injury
- About every five minutes a head injury claims a life
- About 50 percent of the deaths occur at the time of an incident or within two hours of the incident
- The cost of a severe brain injury often exceeds four million dollars
- Brain injuries are responsible for killing more Americans under the age of 34 than any other disease
If you have been injured or if you have lost a loved one due to a traumatic brain injury in Georgia caused by someone else’s negligence, please call the Law Offices of Shane Smith today at 770.487.8999 for a free case consultation with a Roswell, Georgia brain injury lawyer.
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