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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.
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.
an 35 years of experience practicing personal and brain injury law exclusively
Highly qualified New York lawyers with an impressive list of credentials
A track record of winning sizeable settlements and verdicts for our clients
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
Each year in the United States, approximately 1.4 million Americans sustain a traumatic brain injury ranging from mild to severe. The consequences to the individual, their family and society are staggering. The physical, cognitive and emotional affects of brain damage can last a lifetime.
“It’s no one’s fault.” That’s what they want you to believe. But the truth is that your injuries—whether received on a construction site or the streets of New York—were likely due to someone else’s negligence. You have a right to hold that party responsible for your medical bills, lost earnings, future medical care, and even the anguish you’ve suffered. The personal injury lawyers at De Caro & Kaplen, LLP can help you take the first step.
In life and in the workplace, errors happen. But when those avoidable errors are made by doctors, nurses, hospitals or nursing homes, or legal professionals, the consequences for their patients and clients can be disastrous. The malpractice attorneys at De Caro & Kaplen, LLP are ready to protect your interests and help you recover damages that can ease your financial burden and provide financial compensation for your physical injuries and suffering.
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.
Board of Directors
New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers
Board of Trustees & Secretary
Civil Justice Foundation
Board of Directors
Brain Injury Association of America
Melvin Belli Society
Past Chair of the Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group
American Association for Justice (largest group of personal injury attorneys in the nation) >> Shana is the first female chair of this group which is devoted to representing victims of brain damage.
Fellow of the American Bar Foundation
Membership is by invitation only and limited to the to one percent of lawyers admitted to practice in each jurisdiction. The foundation was founded by the American Bar Association and is recognized as the premier institute in the United States for social science research on law.
Civil Trials, National Board of Trial Advocacy
Medical Malpractice, American Board of
Professional Liability Attorneys
Professorial Lecturer in Law
The George Washington University Law School
3 Term President
Brain Injury Association of New York State
Motor Vehicle, Highway, Premise Liability Section
American Association for Justice
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.
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.