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Traumatic Brain Damage Facts: Did You Know?

Each year in The United States:

• Approximately 1.5 million Americans sustain Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) ranging from mild to severe

• 51,000 people die from TBI

• 230,000 people are hospitalized due to TBI and survive

• More than 1 million are treated in emergency departments for TBI

• An estimated $56 billion is spent on direct and indirect costs as a result of all TBI

• 80,000 to 90,000 Americans experience onset of long-term disability from TBI

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Because a brain injury can cause physical, cognitive and emotional consequences that can affect a person for a lifetime, it is important that Brain Injury is understood and that competent, highly qualified legal help be obtained.

 

 

Provided by
Michael V. Kaplen, Esq.

Professorial Lecturer at Law
The George Washington University
School of Law

Chair, State of New York
Traumatic Brain Injury
Services Coordinating Council

3 Term president,
Brain Injury Association of NYS

Past Chair,
American Association for Justice
Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group

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