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Doctors are only one part of your brain injury recovery.

Your brain injury lawyer should be as knowledgeable, experienced, and caring as your brain injury rehabilitation team.


"Thank you for your excellent work on our case. I couldn't ask for a better settlement, a more tolerant lawyer." ~ Cindy B.
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Who We Are
Brain Injury Law is Our Practice and Our Passion

We are more than just trial lawyers. We are committed advocates and nationally recognized leaders in the field of traumatic brain injury law.

Just as the positive outcome of your brain injury rehabilitation depends upon the experience, knowledge, and dedication of your medical team, the successful outcome of your lawsuit depends on the experience, knowledge, and dedication of your attorneys.

For over 35 years, the brain injury attorneys at De Caro & Kaplen, LLP have been helping victims and their families deal with the legal and financial consequences of traumatic brain injury. Handling cases throughout New York State and the nation, we represent individuals with TBI caused by auto collisions, truck and bus wrecks, construction site accidents, unsafe buildings, medical malpractice, and more.

Shana De Caro, Esq.

  • Bd. of Dir. Brain Injury Assoc. of America
  • Past chair, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Amer. Assoc. for Justice

Michael V. Kaplen, Esq.

  • 3 term president, Brain Injury Assoc. NYS
  • Member and past chair, New York State Traumatic Brain Injury Services Coordinating Council
  • Past chair, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, Amer. Assoc. for Justice
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Why retain our law firm for your brain injury case?

Brain Injury is a Puzzle. Traumatic brain injury (TBI) is one of the most misunderstood medical conditions--even by most attorneys who claim to be experienced in this area.

Our unique knowledge, training, and experience, combined with our extensive network of experts, insures you have the most qualified New York lawyers on your side.

Our approach starts with an investigation into how and why your loved one’s brain trauma occurred as well as the true extent of his or her injuries. We then go to work to pursue a level of compensation that adequately reflects the loss and hardships your family has suffered and endured.

Dealing with the legal system is frustrating under the best of circumstances. Ease your emotional, physical, and financial stress with the assistance of New York brain injury lawyers with unique expertise in traumatic brain injury and the applicable law.

We are among the elite group of attorneys recognized by the Brain Injury Association of America as Preferred Attorneys.

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A Law Firm with Compassion and Understanding

Years of helping victims of brain injury have equipped us with a level of empathy other attorneys don’t possess.

You and your family member will never be “talked down to” or lost in the shuffle. You can expect to be treated with kindness, courtesy, and respect at every stage of your case. Our zealous and imaginative representation will help attain the best possible results for your family, whether by settlement or by aggressively litigating in court.

“I just want to thank you from the bottom of my heart for all your help and also for believing in me. I have never been so impressed with anyone’s perseverance like I was with yours. I felt your support and commitment the whole time. I cannot thank you enough.” ~ Mira B.

Explore Your Right to Full and Fair Compensation

Money can’t undo the brain injury you or your loved one sustained in a car accident, medical mishap, or other incident—but it can make life easier.

A financial award can help lighten the burden of medical bills, lost wages, future rehabilitation costs, and other expenses. Don’t face the stress and uncertainty of traumatic brain injury alone. Contact our New York brain injury attorneys today for a no-cost, no-obligation consultation. You don’t pay unless we win your case.

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