March Report Shows Increase in TBI Deaths From Falls
Atlanta, GA (WorkersCompensation.com) – March Is Brain Injury Awareness Month. Falls are the leading cause of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) and the second leading cause of TBI deaths, with motor vehicle accidents ranking first. According to the March Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report (MMWR) released by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the number of fall related TBI deaths has increased, and significantly among all age groups in 29 states.
From 2008–2017, the ...
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