Have you or someone you love recently been injured in a serious accident, collision, or as the result of someone’s negligence or willful act of harm? You don’t have to face recovery and pursue fair compensation alone. At James H. Brown and Associates, we know firsthand what it feels like to take on the medical and insurance system, and we believe in making sure that injured Albertans have the representation they can trust when it matters most.
Whether you’re facing physical, emotional, or mental trauma following an accident, James H. Brown and Associates is here to ensure you have access to the legal support and expertise you need to receive just compensation and to make your road to recovery as easy as possible. Below, we’ll cover some of the most important first steps to take immediately following an accident, as well as the benefits of partnering with a team like James H. Brown and Associates. Read on to learn more!
What to Do Following An Accident
In the immediate aftermath of an accident, as well as the days that follow, victims can often feel extremely overwhelm and confused as to how to best start the process of protecting their long-term well-being. Between dealing with other involved parties and insurers, it’s far too easy to feel lost and afraid when it comes to knowing what to do. Remember, if you are involved in an accident, you should always seek medical attention right away, no matter how small the incident and how “superficial” your injuries may seem at the moment. Getting assessed by a doctor ASAP is one of the best ways to protect your health and recovery, as well as ensure you are protected by thorough documentation and diagnoses. Severe injuries like Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBI), Spinal Cord Injuries (SCI) and other life-altering diagnoses can take days, or even weeks to start showing associated symptoms; the sooner you seek treatment, the sooner you’ll be able to detect early indicators and begin a proper course of treatment that helps reduce your recovery time in the long run.
As you begin to see doctors and pursue recovery, it’s also crucial to document everything. From medical diagnoses, projected recovery timelines and anticipated complications, to expenses incurred in the process, lost wages, and reduced quality of life, make sure you have detailed records of your journey at every stage. Doing so will make it far easier to defend your case and secure the compensation you need to move forward with peace of mind.
Why Choose James H. Brown and Associates
When it comes to personal injury claims and lawsuits in Alberta, experience counts. At James H. Brown and Associates, we are proud to offer our clients a team with over 250 years of combined experience. Since 1993, we’ve proudly served Alberta and offered comprehensive services and resources for personal injury victims in Edmonton and Calgary, as well as throughout Alberta. Our services and resource include:
- An award-winning team of experienced injury lawyers with an unrivalled record of success.
- Complete accident investigation services, including accident reconstruction, evidence preservation, analysis, and more.
- Access to medical and vocational professionals to fully diagnose your injuries, understand long-term consequences and provide supporting documentation for your case.
- Strong relationships with community organizations dedicated to supporting rehabilitation and recovery.
No matter what the road to recovery has in store, James H. Brown and Associates is committed to supporting you and your family every step of the way, and to ensuring you have the compensation you need to pursue recovery confidently.
Always on Your Side
James H. Brown and Associates knows that every case is unique and that Albertans deserve a team of legal experts they can trust to handle every detail when facing the legality that follows a personal injury or accident. Our experienced team of injury lawyers will review all of the details surrounding your accident and injury carefully and thoroughly to determine the value of your case and build a defence that puts your best interests first.
Contact us today to learn more about how our team can help you get the compensation you deserve following an accident or collision.