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Brain Injury Lawyers In Brooklyn

brooklyn brain injury lawyersDid 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 35 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.

How Common Are Traumatic Brain Injuries In Brooklyn?

Below we have collected information on the following:

source: New York State Department of Health

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Related Emergency Department Visits In Brooklyn

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.

traumatic brain injury related ED visits in Brooklyn (annual average, 2012-2014)
traumatic brain injury related ED visits in Brooklyn (annual average, 2012-2014)

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.

traumatic brain injury related ED visits per 100K residents – Brooklyn (annual average, 2012-2014)
traumatic brain injury related ED visits per 100K residents – Brooklyn (annual average, 2012-2014)

TBI Related Hospitalizations In Brooklyn

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.

traumatic brain injury related hospitalizations in Brooklyn (annual average, 2012-2014)
traumatic brain injury related hospitalizations in Brooklyn (annual average, 2012-2014)

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.

traumatic brain injury related hospitalizations per 100K residents – Brooklyn (annual average, 2012-2014)
traumatic brain injury related hospitalizations per 100K residents – Brooklyn (annual average, 2012-2014)

TBI Related Deaths In Brooklyn

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.

TBI related deaths in Brooklyn (per 100K population)
TBI related deaths in Brooklyn (per 100K population)

Support For Brain Injury Survivors In Brooklyn

Below we have curated a selection of resources and facilities for traumatic brain injury survivors in Brooklyn.

Brain Injury/Concussion Clinics & Rehab Facilities In Brooklyn

Additional Support

The Family, Advocacy, Counseling and Training Services Program (FACTS) for Brain Injuries sustained before the age of 22:

Brooklyn Coordinator:
Jan Wollney, CBIS
jwollney@bianys.org

New York State Independent Living Council:

Brooklyn Center
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
Website: www.bcid.org

Vocational Rehabilitation Services:

New York State Education Department, Adult Career & Continuing Education Services:

Address
55 Hanson Place
2nd Floor
Brooklyn, NY 11217
General Phone
718-722-6700
http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/brooklyn-district-office

Which Areas Of Brooklyn Do We Cover?

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.

We’re Ready To Represent You In Your Brooklyn Brain Injury Case

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.

Please get in touch today for your free consultation.

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