Posted by Mary Ann Gorman | Posted in Personal Injury News
The odds of dying from a lightning strike are one in 134,906. Are you afraid of dying from strange types of injuries or accidents? You’re more likely to die of disease.
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Heart Disease vs. Drowning
- Odds of dying of heart disease: one in six.
- Odds of drowning: one in 1,103.
Cancer vs. Air Travel Accident
- Odds of dying of cancer: one in seven.
- Odds of dying in an air travel accident: one in 7,178.
Stroke vs. Fireworks Discharge
- Odds of dying of a stroke: one in 29.
- Odds of dying because of a fireworks discharge: one in 652,046.
Firearm Assault vs. Wasp, Hornet, or Other Bee Sting.
- Odds of dying of a firearm assault: one in 321.
- Odds of dying due to a bee sting: one in 79,842.
Motor Vehicle Accident vs. Shark Attack
- Odds of dying in a motor vehicle accident: one in 368.
- Odds of dying by shark attacks: one in 11,500,000.
Falling vs. Flooding
- Odds of dying in a fall: one in 163.
- Odds of dying in a flood: one in 558,896.
Intentional Self Harm vs. Fire, Smoke, Flame
- Odds of dying because of intentional self harm: one in 109.
- Odds of dying due to fire, flame, or smoke: one 1,344.
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