Did 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 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.
Below we have collected information on the following:
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Below we have curated a selection of resources and facilities for traumatic brain injury survivors in Queens.
The Family, Advocacy, Counseling and Training Services Program (FACTS) for Brain Injuries sustained before the age of 22:
ToniAnn Tumminaro, CBIS
firstname.lastname@example.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
Vocational Rehabilitation Services:
New York State Education Department, Adult Career & Continuing Education Services:
11-15 47th Avenue
Long Island City, NY 11101
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.
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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