An accident is no laughing matter, and every year about 250,000 accidents occur in Florida, causing roughly 200,000 injuries on average. Of these, about 2,500 on average are fatal while others cause injuries ranging in severity from minor to catastrophic. A traumatic brain injury – also called TBI – is one of the most dangerous and serious injuries anyone can suffer, and it will lead to numerous problems in life that can be hard to overcome
According to recent information, traffic accidents are the second leading cause of all TBIs, accounting for about 17.3 percent of all TBI cases reported in the country. They're also the largest source of TBI related fatalities, and about 31 percent of all TBI deaths are caused by auto crashes.
It's important that you visit a doctor for any injury to your head caused during an accident, even if it seems like just a minor bump
. Many brain injuries don't fully manifest themselves until time has passed, and catching traumatic brain injury early is important for your safety. You'll need to remember that Florida PIP coverage will only cover injuries that are discovered during the initial doctor... ...read full post