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.”