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Brain Injury Lawyers In Queens

queens brain injury lawyersDid you suffer a traumatic brain injury in Queens?

You are not alone.

Each year, an average of 11,585 Queens County 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 Queens 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 Queens?

Below we have collected information on the following:

source: New York State Department of Health

Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Related Emergency Department Visits In Queens County

Between 2012 and 2014 there were an average of 11,585 TBI related Emergency Department visits each year in Queens.

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

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

However, when adjusted for population, Queens had an average of 504.4 TBI related ED visits per 100,000 residents — the third highest of all four major New York counties.

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

TBI Related Hospitalizations In Queens County

Between 2012 and 2014 there were an average of 2,068 TBI related hospitalizations each year in Queens.

This made Queens the New York borough with the second highest total number of TBI related hospitalizations.

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

However, when adjusted for population, Queens’ average of 90 hospitalizations per 100,000 residents was the third highest of all four major New York counties.

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

TBI Related Deaths In Queens County

Between 2012 and 2014, an average of 213 deaths each year in Queens were attributed to traumatic brain injury.

This was the second highest total of the major New York counties, and also the second highest when adjusted for population.

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

Support For Brain Injury Survivors In Queens

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

Brain Injury/Concussion Clinics & Rehab Facilities In Queens

Additional Support

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

Queens Coordinator:
ToniAnn Tumminaro, CBIS
ttumminaro@bianys.orgNew York State Independent Living Council:

Center for Independence of the Disabled in New York, Queens (CIDNY)
80-02 Kew Gardens Road #107
Kew Gardens, NY 11415
(646) 442-1520 V
(718) 886-0427 TTY
(718) 886-0428 FAX
VP 866-948-1064
Website: www.bils.org

Vocational Rehabilitation Services:

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

Address
11-15 47th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
General Phone
347-510-3100
Fax
718-784-3702
Website: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/queens-district-office2

Which Areas Of Queens Do We Cover?

Our lawyers accept traumatic brain injury cases throughout Queens County, including: Arverne, Astoria, Bayside, Briarwood, Corona, Douglaston, Elmhurst, Far Rockaway, Flushing, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Glendale, Hollis, Howard Beach, Jackson Heights, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Kew Garden Hills, Long Island City, Maspeth, Middle Village, Ozone Park, Queens Village, Rego Park, Richmond Hill, Ridgewood, Rochdale Village, Rockaway, Springfield Gardens, St. Albans, So. Ozone Park, Sunnyside, Whitestone, Woodhaven, and Woodside.

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

De Caro & Kaplen help individuals in Queens 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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