De Caro & Kaplen partner Michael V. Kaplen, a three-term president of the Brain Injury Association of New York State, and professorial lecturer at law, teaching a course in brain injury law at the George Washington University Law School, discusses traumatic brain injury and concussion in children (pediatric brain injury).
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The Impact of Traumatic Brain Injury on Children and Families
In this episode of Brain Injury Insider, host Michael Kaplen discusses the impact of traumatic brain injury on children and their families.
Almost 7% Of Children In The USA Show Signs Of Brain Injury
In this episode of Brain Injury Insider, host Michael Kaplen discusses a new report from the Centers for Disease Control, which estimates that close to 7% of children in the United States show signs of a brain injury.
Children and the Persistent Post-concussive Syndrome
In this episode of Brain Injury Insider, host Michael Kaplen discusses the Persistent Post-Concussive Syndrome in children, and a new test developed by The Buffalo Group, which aims to help school personnel, trainers, and medical professionals better evaluate the recovery of children and student athletes after concussion.
About The Author
Michael V. Kaplen represents victims of vehicle collisions, unsafe buildings and construction sites, and medical malpractice, and is a preferred attorney of The Brain Injury Association of America.
Michael is board certified as a Civil Trial Advocate and board certified in medical malpractice litigation. He is a Professorial Lecturer in Law, The George Washington University Law School, The Legal Aspects of Traumatic Brain Injury.
Michael is past chairman of the American Association for Justice (AAJ) Automobile, Highway and Premise Liability Section, past chairman of the AAJ Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, three term president of the Brain Injury Association of New York State served two terms as chair of the New York State Traumatic Brain Injury Services Coordinating Council and vice-president, New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers.
He was invited by President Obama to participate in the White House Healthy Kids & Safe Sports Concussion Summit.
He is admitted to courts in New York, Florida, and Washington, DC. He has been selected as a New York Super Lawyer and recognized by Best Lawyers of America and U.S. News and World Report in personal injury law.