Did you suffer a traumatic brain injury in the Bronx?
You are not alone.
Each year, an average of 9,658 Bronx 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 Bronx 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.
How Common Are Traumatic Brain Injuries In The Bronx?
Below we have collected information on the following:
source: New York State Department of Health
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Related Emergency Department Visits In Bronx County
Between 2012 and 2014 there were an average of 9,658 TBI related Emergency Department visits each year in Bronx County.
This made The Bronx the New York borough with the third highest total number of TBI related ED visits.
However, when adjusted for population, The Bronx had an average of 679.3 TBI related ED visits per 100,000 residents — the highest of all four major New York counties.
TBI Related Hospitalizations In Bronx County
Between 2012 and 2014 there were an average of 1,639 TBI related hospitalizations each year in Bronx County.
This made The Bronx the New York borough with the third highest total number of TBI related hospitalizations.
However, when adjusted for population, the Bronx’s average of 115.3 hospitalizations per 100,000 residents was the highest of all four major New York counties.
TBI Related Deaths In Bronx County
Between 2012 and 2014, an average of 149 deaths each year in The Bronx were attributed to traumatic brain injury.
Again, this was the third highest total of the major New York counties, but the highest when adjusted for population.
Indeed, Bronx County’s average number of TBI related deaths per 100,000 residents was almost 13% higher than Queens, the county with the second highest population adjusted average (10.5 vs 9.3).
Support For Brain Injury Survivors In The Bronx
Below we have curated a selection of resources and facilities for traumatic brain injury survivors in The Bronx.
Brain Injury/Concussion Clinics & Rehab Facilities In The Bronx
- Montefiore Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation
- Burke Rehabilitation/Bronx Outpatient Rehabilitation
- New York Center for Child Development
- New York City Health Early Intervention
The Family, Advocacy, Counseling and Training Services Program (FACTS) for Brain Injuries sustained before the age of 22:
New York State Independent Living Council (Bronx Center):
Brett Eisenberg, Executive Director
Bronx Independent Living Services, Inc.
4419 Third Avenue, Suite 2C
Bronx, NY 10457
TEL (718) 515-2800 ext 116
TTY (718) 515-2803
FAX (718) 515-2844
Vocational Rehabilitation Services:
New York State Education Department, Adult Career & Continuing Education Services:
1215 Zerega Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462
Which Areas Of The Bronx Do We Cover?
Our lawyers accept traumatic brain injury cases throughout Bronx County, including: Allerton, Baychester, Bathgate, Bedford Park, Concourse, Coop City, Eastchester, Fordham, High Bridge, Hunts Point, Kingsbridge, Morrisania, Mott Haven, Morris Park, Parkchester, Pehlam, Riverdale, Soundview, South Bronx, Throgs Neck, Tremont, and University Heights.
We’re Ready To Represent You In Your Bronx Brain Injury Case
De Caro & Kaplen help individuals in the Bronx 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.