De Caro & Kaplen, LLP: New York Personal Injury & Brain Injury Lawyers

De Caro & Kaplen, LLP


De Caro & Kaplen, LLP zealously represent the interests of traumatic brain injury and bodily injury victims in the State of New York and beyond. With demonstrated success both in and out of the courtroom, our attorneys have the passion and persistence to take on the toughest brain injury claims—and win.


Our Clients in Their Own Words...

Have You Suffered Due To Someone’s Negligence? Get The Justice You Deserve From Top-Rated, New York Brain Injury Lawyers

Lawyers Shana De Caro and Michael Kaplen understand the complicated issues related to brain injury cases. They leverage their knowledge, experience and expertise to get you the compensation that’s rightfully yours.



More than 35 years of experience practicing personal and brain injury law exclusively


Highly Qualified

Highly qualified New York lawyers with an impressive list of credentials



A track record of winning sizeable settlements and verdicts for our clients


Focused on You

A genuine focus on your physical, financial, and emotional recovery



Extensive knowledge and experience in traumatic brain injury litigation



A select number of cases, which allows for truly attentive service

Practice Areas

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • personal injuries
  • malpractice
  • Vehicle accidents

Vehicle Accident Law

Although money can’t heal your injuries, it can compensate you for your injuries, lost earnings and current and future expenses related to your crash. It can also bring you peace of mind as you pick up the pieces of your life. At De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, we’ve been helping victims of vehicular accidents navigate the legal process for over 35 years. 

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Brain Injury Identification Card

De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, will now provide a free personalized brain injury identification card to any individual who has sustained a brain injury.

The customized card will include the individual’s name, a designated emergency contact, and common symptoms of a TBI.

Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship


De Caro & Kaplen, LLP announce the 2018 Traumatic Brain Injury Scholarship Fund.

One student who has sustained a traumatic brain injury from an accident or traumatic event will receive a $1,000 college scholarship. Learn about the Eligibility Criteria and Requirements. Deadline is July 30, 2018.