Incidents that occur that can cause ocular injuries to victims | Shapiro, Washburn & Sharp

National statistics reveal that more than 1 million people in the U.S. are legally blind. Many of these people do have some ability of sight, but they require some measure of assistance to function. Almost 5 percent of those affected suffer vision loss because of some type of injury. The most frequent types of incidents are:

  • Injury to the brain, scalp, skull
  • Blunt force trauma to the eye by a foreign object
  • Intracranial hemorrhages
  • Laceration
  • Chemical injuries