Traumatic brain injuries can occur with or without penetration to the skull. The leading causes of TBI are falls, motor vehicle accidents, being struck by something, and assaults. TBIs can also be caused by breathing in chemicals, lack of oxygen, tumors, infections, and strokes. Children and the elderly are the most susceptible to experiencing a TBI, which is most often caused by a slip or fall for these age groups. If you or someone you know has experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury, it is important to contact a South Carolina personal injury attorney today at 888-690-0211.