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manhattan brain injury lawyersDid you suffer a traumatic brain injury in Manhattan?

You are not alone.

Each year, an average of 9,501 Manhattan 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 Manhattan 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 Manhattan?

Below we have collected information on the following:

source: New York State Department of Health

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

Between 2012 and 2014 there were an average of 9,501 TBI related Emergency Department visits each year in Manhattan.

This made Manhattan the New York borough with the fourth highest total number of TBI related ED visits.

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

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

However, when adjusted for population, Manhattan had an average of 583.9 TBI related ED visits per 100,000 residents — the second highest of all four major New York counties.

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

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

TBI Related Hospitalizations In Manhattan

Between 2012 and 2014 there were an average of 1524 TBI related hospitalizations each year in Manhattan.

This made Manhattan the New York borough with the fourth highest total number of TBI related hospitalizations.

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

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

However, when adjusted for population, Manhattan's average of 93.7 hospitalizations per 100,000 residents was the second highest of all four major New York counties.

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

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

TBI Related Deaths In Manhattan

Between 2012 and 2014, an average of 139 deaths each year in Manhattan were attributed to traumatic brain injury.

This was the fourth highest total of the major New York counties, but the third highest when adjusted for population.

TBI related deaths in Manhattan (per 100K population)

TBI related deaths in Manhattan (per 100K population)

Support For Brain Injury Survivors In Manhattan

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

Brain Injury/Concussion Clinics & Rehab Facilities In Manhattan

Brain Injury Association Support Groups

Additional Support

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

Zazel O’Garra
zogarra@bianys.org
718-734-2224

New York State Independent Living Council:

Susan Dooha , Executive Director
Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York (CIDNY)
841 Broadway, Suite 301
New York, NY 10003
TEL (212) 674-2300 V
TTY (212) 674 - 5619
FAX (212) 254-5953
Web Site: http://www.cidny.org

Vocational Rehabilitation Services:

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

New York, Richmond
Address
116 West 32nd Street
5th Floor
New York, NY 10001
General Phone
212-630-2300
212-630-2302
Fax
212-630-2365
website: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/manhattan-district-office

Satellite Office (Harlem, New York)
Address
163 West 125th Street, 7th Floor - Room 713
Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building
New York, NY 10027
General Phone
212-961-4420
Fax
212-961-4423
website: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/harlem-satellite-office

Which Areas Of Manhattan Do We Cover?

Our lawyers accept traumatic brain injury cases throughout Manhattan (New York County), including: Battery Park City, Chelsea, Chinatown, East Harlem, East Village, Gramecy Park, Greenwich Village, Harlem, Hell’s Kitchen, Hudson Yards, Little Italy, the Lower East Side, Murray Hill, Soho, Stuyvesant Town, Tribeca, the Upper East Side, the Upper West Side, West Village, Washington Heights, and Yorkville.

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

De Caro & Kaplen help individuals in Manhattan 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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