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The common causes of traumatic brain injury

Posted on July 2, 2015 9:18 am under Automotive Defects

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) stated that every day, 138 people die due to traumatic brain injury (TBI) caused by accidents. The CDC also said TBI accounts for approximately 30% of accident-related fatalities in the country.

TBI is a result of a direct blow or trauma in the head that upsets the brain’s normal functions. The CDC listed the most common causes of TBI in the country between 2006 and 2010, according to prevalence:

  1. Falls (40%)
  2. Struck by or against (15.5%)
  3. Car-related (14.3%)
  4. Assaults (10.7%)
  5. Others (19%)

Some injuries resulting in TBI are a result of another party’s negligence. In a car accident, for instance, it could be a reckless driver involved, or the company that manufactured a defective car component. To learn more about filing a claim against the offending party, speak with our team of Milwaukee-based personal injury attorneys at Habush Habush & Rottier S.C. ®. Call us at (414) 271-0900 for a free assessment of your case.