Brain Injury Attorney Shana De Caro Elected Chairwoman Brain Injury Association of America
Shana de Caro
Shana De Caro has been elected chairman of the Brain Injury Association of America
I am excited and humble to take on this new role on behalf of the 5.2 million+ Americans living with a disability caused by brain trauma. “
– Shana De Caro
PLEASANTVILLE, NEW YORK, U.S., Jan. 7, 2021 /EINPresswire.com/ – Shana De Caro, a partner at New York-based personal injury law firm De Caro & Kaplen, LLP, has been elected Chair of the Brain Injury Association of America (BIAA) for 2021 .
De Caro has worked on behalf of individuals and their families following traumatic or acquired brain injury for over 35 years and is respected nationally for their knowledge, passion and commitment to protecting the rights of people with brain damage. She previously served as the vice chairman, secretary and member of the board of directors of the Brain Injury Association of America.
When De Caro accepted her new position, she said, “I am excited and humble to take on this new role on behalf of the over 5.2 million Americans living with a disability caused by brain trauma.”
Founded in 1980, the Brain Injury Association of America is the oldest, largest, and only nationwide organization promoting brain injuries in the United States. As the voice of brain injury, BIAA provides help, hope and healing to the millions of Americans who are suffering this life-changing injury.
Shana De Caro, a graduate of Benjamin Cardozo Law School, has devoted her professional career to representing survivors of brain trauma and other personal injury caused by negligence and medical misconduct. Her professional activities include electing the first female chairman of the American Association for Justice’s Litatic Group on Traumatic Brain Injury; President of the National Trial Lawyer Association’s Top 25 Brain Injury Attorney Group; Member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers. She has lectured to brain injury advocacy groups on how to effectively represent survivors of brain trauma and is the legal writer on brain injury legal issues for the New York Law Journal, Neuro Clinics of North America, and other medical and legal publications.
De Caro continued, “I am honored that our Board of Directors has elected me to this position of responsibility and trust.” She expressed her desire to continue the Brain Injury Association of America’s mission to save the lives of brain injury survivors improve. “I will continue to work with the incredible staff and board of directors of the association to create a better world for people with a brain injury and their families to advance the BIAA’s mission to promote awareness, research, treatment and education promote and improve the quality of life for all those affected by brain injury. “
De Caro & Kaplen, LLP is a New York-based personal injury law firm recognized nationally for its expertise in brain injury litigation. Shana De Caro is the lead author of the Amicus Curiae brief, which has been brought before both the United States Court of Appeals and the United States Supreme Court on behalf of the Brain Injury Association of America, which denied that the NFL concussion regulation was not in the Das best interests of all players who have suffered a brain trauma while playing professional football.
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