Lawyers

James H. Brown

James H. Brown's commitment to seriously injured persons and their families comes from firsthand experience. He knows what it's like to spend a year in a wheelchair and to suffer a life changing injury in a serious car accident. A rare hip ailment at age 7 left Brown bedridden for a year and confined to a wheelchair for another year. Brown went on to excel in sports and was a member of the 1963 Memorial Cup Champion Edmonton Oil Kings hockey team. His dream of a professional hockey career came to an end when, at age 19, he suffered a [...]

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Trent Brown

Trent was born and raised in Edmonton. While attending the University of Alberta he played for the Alberta Golden Bear football team and was a two-time CIAU All-Canadian cornerback. Trent went on to play 9 seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos (1990 - 1999) as a hard-hitting defensive back. Trent earned a grey cup ring in 1993. He was named to the Western Division All-Star team on two occasions and was named All Canadian in 1997 and 1998. Numerous concussions led to Trent retiring from football in 1999 after which he completed his Bachelor of Laws at the University of Saskatchewan [...]

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David A. Huculak

After working as an insurance defence lawyer for a prominent Edmonton firm specializing in that area, Mr. Huculak joined James H. Brown & Associates in 1996 to devote himself exclusively to representing people injured as a result of the negligence or intentional acts of others. Mr. Huculak has extensive experience representing and assisting clients who have suffered multiple traumas and/or a brain injury from motor vehicle accidents and has successfully handled medical and dental malpractice claims, slip and fall cases, assaults, and product liability matters, including defective airbags and seatbelts. He has conducted trials in the Alberta Provincial Court, Alberta [...]

2019-03-28T13:55:14+00:00

James P. O’Neill

Prior to joining James H. Brown & Associates in 1998, Mr. O'Neill spent several years working in the insurance industry where he gained valuable insight into the practices and tactics of insurance companies. Since joining James H. Brown and Associates Mr. O'Neill has enjoyed outstanding success representing seriously injured clients including those suffering catastrophic injuries such as quadriplegia, paraplegia and brain injury. Mr. O'Neill is a past Director of the Kinsmen Club of Edmonton and also a past chair of the organizing committee of the Canadian Paraplegic Association golf tournament. Mr. O'Neill is a member of the Alberta Civil Trial [...]

2019-03-28T18:04:12+00:00

Alan P. Brackett

Prior to joining James H. Brown & Associates in 1999, Mr. Brackett accumulated extensive experience in the insurance industry where he was a senior member of the claims department of one of the largest insurance companies in Canada. Mr. Brackett's knowledge of the insurance industry has enabled him to successfully conclude very serious and difficult injury cases involving severe brain injuries, paraplegia and quadriplegia, including a spinal cord injury case which resulted in a settlement in excess of 5.8 million. Mr. Brackett has extensive experience as legal counsel in negotiation, mediation and judicial dispute resolution of civil claims. He is [...]

2019-03-28T13:59:31+00:00

Terrence M. Kulasa

Mr. Kulasa obtained his law degree in 1977 and has practised civil litigation since 1978 handling personal injury and disability cases. He was president of the Edmonton Bar Association in 1991 and has been a member of the Alberta Civil Trial Lawyers Association since it was founded in 1985. For many years he was a member of the Multidiscipline Association for the Study of Chronic Pain, an Edmonton group of dentists, doctors, chiropractors, physiotherapists, psychologists, occupational therapists, and lawyers who have a common interest in the study of chronic pain. He has presented papers on brain injury, fibromyalgia, jury trials, [...]

2019-03-28T14:03:44+00:00

Richard J. Mallett

Prior to joining James H. Brown and Associates in 1999, Mr. Mallett worked for many years as an insurance defence lawyer at a large Edmonton law firm. Mr. Mallett now acts exclusively for victims of injustice and has handled many multi-million catastrophic injury cases including those involving spinal cord injuries, brain injuries, fatalities, and other serious cases. Mr. Mallett has been involved in class action cases including the Volkswagen $1 Billion class action case, the largest class action settlement in Canada. Mr. Mallett has successfully concluded major cases including semi-truck and other truck litigation and recovered millions of dollars for [...]

2019-03-28T14:05:26+00:00

Lee J. Rusinko

Prior to joining James H. Brown & Associates in 2003, Mr. Rusinko spent several years with a large Edmonton law firm acting as defence counsel for insurance companies. Mr. Rusinko credits the enormous success he has had in representing seriously injured clients to his experience "on the other side of the fence" where he gained valuable exposure to the practices and tactics of insurance companies. Mr. Rusinko has been involved in many major injury settlements including a $3.9 million brain injury settlement which involved an accident caused by a drunk driver and a $1.3 million settlement for a family who [...]

2019-03-28T14:08:07+00:00

Michael N. Hoosein

Prior to joining James H. Brown & Associates in 2004, Mr. Hoosein was employed for several years by a major multinational insurance company in Toronto. He brings significant experience, training and inside knowledge with respect to the workings of the insurance industry to his personal injury practice. Mr. Hoosein practices exclusively in the areas of personal injury law, class action litigation and all aspects of insurance law including life and disability insurance claims. He has successfully handled motor vehicle accident claims, slip and fall claims, and disability and insurance dispute cases in addition to major cases involving quadriplegia, paraplegia and [...]

2019-03-28T14:10:10+00:00

David Sowemimo

Mr. Sowemimo has extensive experience working in the Insurance Industry before attending Law School at the University of Manitoba. David completed his articles at a personal injury law firm in Edmonton and was called to the Alberta Bar in August, 2016. Mr. Sowemimo has experience conducting questionings, mediations and appearing at the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench. In addition to getting his clients their maximum compensation, David uses his experience to assist his clients with their accident benefit claims, including their disability and medical coverage claims. He has represented clients involved in complex cases with multiple parties in different jurisdictions [...]

2019-03-28T14:15:17+00:00

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