Every 21 seconds, an individual in the USA suffers from a traumatic brain injury (TBI). And for many brain injury survivors, they will deal with the symptoms incurred from their injury for the rest of their lives. But TBIs are often called ‘invisible injuries’. And that’s because these symptoms might not be apparent to an observer. This can cause confusion with law enforcement and authorities, who mistakenly identify TBI survivors as drunk or aggressive.
For this reason De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, have introduced a personalized ‘brain injury identification card’ which can be carried by TBI survivors. This infographic explains why the card has been introduced, along with statistics on brain injury, the common causes of TBI, and an explanation of symptoms.
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