In 2014, an estimated 2.5 million people visited an emergency department for a Traumatic Brain Injury-related injury, 13.2% of those with a TBI diagnosis in the ED were due to a motor vehicle accident.

From 2006 to 2014 there was a 24% increase for TBI-related ED visits as a result of motor vehicle crashes according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (“CDC”). A majority of these ED patients, over 2.2 million, were treated and released from an emergency department with no hospitalization.

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