One of the most serious kinds of injuries you are at risk of receiving in a car crash is brain trauma. Because the brain can be harmed in many ways in an accident, you may not know you have such an injury right away.
While falls are the number-one cause of traumatic brain injury (TBI), motor vehicle accidents account for over 14 percent of all TBIs according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. TBIs occur across all age groups and affect thinking, memory, sensation and movement.
Florida winters are a warm respite to the frozen north, but the roads here can still be dangerous. You are heading off to Disney World with the family and stop at a light before turning. Unfortunately, the guy behind you didn't see the need to stop and plowed into the rear end of your rental car.