What to Look For in a Brain Injury Lawyer

Traumatic brain injuries (also known as TBIs) can be devastating for both victims and their families. Catastrophic TBIs can result in dramatic changes to day-to-day life, and even seemingly “minor” injuries can have long-lasting effects that will continue to be felt long after the event.

If you or your loved one are suffering due to another person’s wrongful act or negligence, you have the right to take legal action to recoup damages for personal suffering and loss. Having worked with many individuals who have suffered TBIs, we understand that it can be overwhelming to know where to turn. To help get you started, here’s a list of things to look for in a lawyer representing your TBI case, as well as how James H. Brown and Associates are ready to advocate for your rights.

Experience On All Sides

TBIs aren’t like other injuries. The short and long-term effects of a brain injury aren’t always apparent, although they may cause severe complications to a victim’s physical, mental, and emotional health for the rest of their life. Meanwhile, science continues to discover far-reaching implications that can impact an individual’s long-term needs and risk factors. When selecting an attorney to represent you or your loved one, they need to completely and thoroughly understand how TBIs can drastically change an individual and family’s lives.

No one understands this better than Trent Brown. Before becoming a Partner with James H. Brown and Associates, Trent was a hard-hitting defensive back for both the University of Alberta Golden Bears and Edmonton’s storied CFL franchise. His decorated football career (including one CFL championship and two all-star selections) was cut short in 1999 due to numerous concussions. Trent understands firsthand what it’s like to have your life and livelihood altered by a TBI.

Today, Trent Brown leads our experienced team of lawyers to ensure victims of brain injuries receive the compensation they deserve. With a combination of firsthand experience, legal expertise, and a proven history of success, James H. Brown and Associates is ready to pursue justice with the same zeal and ferocity that made Trent a Grey Cup champion.

Expertise on YOUR Side

If you or a loved one suffers a life-altering injury, you should seek the best care available for all facets of your family’s recovery. This includes looking after your physical wellbeing, mental health, and legal counsel. Assembling a team that can help your family manage all three will ease the burden of life after an accident and will allow you to focus on moving forward.

In addition to a team of experienced, field-proven injury lawyers, James H. Brown and Associates is proud to be part of a network of multi-discipline professionals to support you and your family throughout the process.

To support your legal case, we work with neuropsychologists and other medical and occupational professionals to determine how your injury will affect life in both the short and long-term. Guided by their expert assessments, our lawyers will work with you to gain appropriate compensation and ensure you and your family have the safety and security to move forward. We are also proud supporters of Brain Care Centre Alberta and Brain Injury Awareness Edmonton, and are ready to assist in access to resources to support your family through every stage of recovery.

A Name You Can Trust

Let’s face it: there’s no shortage of lawyers and attorneys ready to represent your claim in court. You’ve probably heard of a few on the radio or TV, or maybe you know a lawyer personally who’s willing to take on your case. Above all else, traumatic brain injuries are serious events with long-lasting consequences; it’s critical to have the right team fighting for the compensation you and your family deserve. So why should James H. Brown and Associates be your choice?

Since 1993, our firm has continually set precedents for injury law in Alberta. For nearly three decades, we have built our reputation on standing up for your rights and secure the compensation you and your family are entitled to. Our team is made up of dedicated injury lawyers committed to providing accident victims with the support they need. We understand firsthand the toll a life-altering injury can take, and have the resources and expertise to help you every step of the way, from advancing a claim and navigating the courts to managing care and long-term treatment.

As a large, well-established injury law firm, we are proud to provide access to numerous resources and services to support our clients. This starts with a free, no-obligation consultation with one of our experienced injury lawyers, who can guide you through the options available to attain justice.

Have You or a Loved One Experienced a Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI)?

Contact us today to book a free, no-obligation consultation and learn more about how James H. Brown and Associates can help.

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