The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention defines TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury) as "a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain." The causes of TBI vary, but falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injuries in the United States. TBI is often a lifelong disorder requiring significant medical treatment and rehabilitation.
TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury Statistics)
- The number of traumatic brain injuries in the United States is signficiant. Did you know:
- At least 3.17 million Americans have been diagnosed with TBI
- An estimated 20 percent of service members returning from duty in Iraq and Afghanistan may have sustained a TBI
- At least 1.4 million new cases of TBI are diagnosed in the U.S. every year
TBI (Traumatic Brain Injury Lawyers)
TBI victims often have legal rights against the negligent person or company that caused their traumatic brain injury. Our Michigan brain injury lawyers are members of the Brain Injury Association of Michigan and regularly represent TBI victims in all types of lawsuits. Call (800) 606-1717 to speak with one our experienced lawyers about your legal rights after a brain injury.