I am honored to be recertified. To meet the stringent quality standards required by the National Board of Trial Advocacy is an achievement that any attorney should be proud of.
Pleasantville, NY (PRWEB) March 14, 2013
New York brain injury lawyer, Michael V. Kaplen, senior partner in the New York personal injury law firm, De Caro & Kaplen, LLP has been recertified for a five year term as a Civil Trial Advocate by the National Board of Trial Advocacy.
Board certification as a civil trial attorney requires extensive experience. Attorneys must pass rigorous objective quality standards including testing and background investigation of their qualifications. The National Board of Trial Advocacy Division of the National Board of Legal Specialty Certification was the first American Bar Association accredited attorney board certifying agency in the world.
New York personal injury attorney, Kaplen has been board certified in civil trial law for the past 10 years. For the past 32 years he has practiced personal injury law in courts throughout New York State, exclusively representing victims injured by accidents caused by negligence of vehicle operators, bus crashes, and truck crashes, unsafe construction work sites, defective buildings, medical malpractice, hospital malpractice, and nursing home abuse.
“I am honored to be recertified. To meet the stringent quality standards required by the National Board of Trial Advocacy is an achievement that any attorney should be proud of. Accident and malpractice victims are entitled to obtain legal assistance from the most competent members of the bar and I look forward to continue to provide quality legal services to those injured because of negligent, wanton and careless conduct,” said Kaplen.
Kaplen, admitted to the bar in New York State and Florida, concentrates his legal practice in the representation of victims of traumatic brain injury. He is past president of the Brain Injury Association of New York State and chair of the American Association of Justice, Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group. He also serves as president of the American Academy of Brain Injury Attorneys and is a member of the Board of Directors of the New York State Academy of Trial Lawyers, the Melvin Belli Society and the American Board of Professional Liability Attorneys. With his extensive knowledge and experience on brain injury and head injury, Kaplen is frequently invited to lecture to attorneys throughout the country on effective legal representation of individuals who have sustained brain damage because of car accidents, bus and truck driver negligence, construction accidents, and hospital or medical malpractice.
Kaplen also publishes the brain trauma news and information blog at http://www.BrainInjury.blogs.com where the latest information on traumatic brain injury can be found. His law firm, De Caro & Kaplen, LLP also maintains a website, http://www.BrainLaw.com.