Approximately 2.5 million Americans each year are hospitalized or medically treated for traumatic brain injuries. Of that number, almost 250,000 are children. In separate 50,000 cases, traumatic brain injury was listed as a contributing cause of death.
On this day, approximately 138 people will die from a traumatic brain injury in the United States. Traumatic brain injuries are often preventable or foreseeable and may result from someone else’s negligent conduct.