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Brain Injury Lawyers In The Bronx

the bronxDid 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 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 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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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).

traumatic brain injury related deaths in the bronx (per 100K population)
TBI related deaths in The Bronx (per 100K population)

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

Additional Support

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

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

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
Website: www.bils.org

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

1215 Zerega Avenue
Bronx, NY 10462
General Phone
718-931-3500
Fax
718-931-4299
Website: http://www.acces.nysed.gov/vr/bronx-district-office

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.

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