TBI Florida Injury Facts
A traumatic brain injury (TBI) is caused by a blow or jolt to the head or a penetrating head injury that disrupts the normal function of the brain. The severity of traumatic brain injuries can range from mild to severe.
In 2011, traumatic brain injuries were related to 3,551 deaths. In addition, there were another 18,006 hospitalizations for non-fatal traumatic brain injuries.