There’s nothing more frightening than the potential consequences induced by traumatic birth injuries. For any parent, the idea of coping with such devastating repercussions is inconceivable, but the alarming fact remains that over 20 percent of all infant deaths are caused by birth defects, brought on by traumatic birth injuries.
On Jan. 6, millions of NFL fans saw one of the most-talked-about – and most-cringe-worthy – knee injuries in sports history. During a 2013 wild-card playoff game against the Seattle Seahawks, rookie Washington Redskins quarterback Robert Griffin III fell to the turf after twisting his right knee. Diagnosis: Serious damage to Griffin’s anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), lateral collateral ligament (LCL) and medial meniscus.
The odds of dying from a lightning strike are one in 134,906. Are you afraid of dying from strange types of injuries or accidents? You’re more likely to die of disease. TotalInjury.com takes a look at some “Unexpected Odds and Disproportionate Fears.”