Did you suffer a traumatic brain injury in Brooklyn?
You are not alone.
Each year, an average of 9,703 Brooklyn residents visit the Emergency Department following a traumatic brain injury.
Every brain injury is different. But regardless of the circumstances of your injury, if another party was at fault, our Brooklyn brain injury lawyers will help you get the justice and compensation you deserve.
With over 40 years experience advocating for brain injury survivors, our partners Shana De Caro and Michael V. Kaplen have a unique understanding of the complexities of brain injury law.
And unlike many brain injury law firms we are fully prepared to go to court to ensure you receive full and fair compensation for your brain injury.
Watch the video below to find out how we prove TBI in court.
And contact us today for a free consultation.
Below we have collected information on the following:
Between 2012 and 2014 there were an average of 9,703 TBI related Emergency Department visits each year in Brooklyn.
This made Brooklyn the New York borough with the second highest total number of TBI related ED visits.
However, when adjusted for population, Brooklyn had an average of 374.2 TBI related ED visits per 100,000 residents — the lowest of all four major New York counties.
Between 2012 and 2014 there were an average of 2,092 TBI related hospitalizations each year in Brooklyn.
This made Brooklyn the New York borough with the highest total number of TBI related hospitalizations.
However, when adjusted for population, Brooklyn's average of 80.7 hospitalizations per 100,000 residents was the lowest of all four major New York counties.
Between 2012 and 2014, an average of 219 deaths each year in Brooklyn were attributed to traumatic brain injury.
This was the highest total of the major New York counties. However, when adjusted for population Brooklyn's rate of 8.4 TBI related deaths per 100,000 residents was the lowest of the counties.
Below we have curated a selection of resources and facilities for traumatic brain injury survivors in Brooklyn.
The Family, Advocacy, Counseling and Training Services Program (FACTS) for Brain Injuries sustained before the age of 22:
Jan Wollney, CBIS
New York State Independent Living Council:
Joe Rappaport, Executive Director
Brooklyn Center for Independence of the Disabled (BCID)
27 Smith St, Suite 200
Brooklyn, NY 11201
TEL (718) 998-3000
TTY (718) 998-7406
FAX (718) 998-3743
Vocational Rehabilitation Services:
New York State Education Department, Adult Career & Continuing Education Services:
55 Hanson Place
Brooklyn, NY 11217
Our lawyers accept traumatic brain injury cases throughout Brooklyn, including: Bay Ridge, Brooklyn Heights, Bedford-Stuyvesant, Bensonhurst, Brighton Beach, Brooklyn Heights, Brownsville, Bushwick, Canarsie, Carroll Gardens, Coney Island, Crown Heights, Dumbo, East New York, Flatbush, Fort Green, Greenpoint, Midwood, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Sheepshead Bay, and Williamsburg.
De Caro & Kaplen help individuals in Brooklyn who have suffered a TBI receive full and fair compensation for their injuries.
It’s why we’re known as The Brain Injury Law Firm®.
Our highly trained, experienced, and compassionate brain injury lawyers will guide you through the process from start to finish.
And as we work on a contingency basis, there are no up-front costs when you hire us. Our fee is completely dependent on successfully recovering compensation for you.
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