Houston Brain Injury Lawyer

Traumatic brain injury (TBI) affects millions of Americans each year. TBI involves an injury on the inside of the skull. TBI is classified according to the mechanism of injury as well as the severity of injury and other factors. The major complications and risks associated with a brain injury is swelling due to bleeding inside the brain. This is called a closed head injury.

TBI is one of the leading causes of permanent disability and death in the United States, Accidents and workplace injuries commonly cause traumatic brain injuries. Any time a person has sustained a concussion; this is a mild brain injury. Often, concussions that last longer than a few days may involve a more serious injury and is not properly diagnosed. Long term problems often result even from mild brain injuries. Often even mild brain injuries involving concussions can increase the susceptibility to long-term brain injury in the future. That is why many pro football players must retire.

Brain injuries cause many long-lasting effects. Brain injuries will cause emotional, behavioral, physical, and cognitive problems. A doctor of physical medicine as well as a neurologist or neurosurgeon needs to be involved with care in most cases.

Houston Brain Injury Lawyer Joe Stephens has handled numerous TBI cases

The brain injury cases handled by The Stephens Law Firm ranges from oil field explosions, car accidents, refinery accidents, work safety accidents, to motorcycle accident cases. In most brain injury cases, it is necessary to hire a life-care planner to estimate the future medical needs of the victim.

It is also important to employ a psychiatrist and/or psychologist to assist the brain injury victim because it is likely he or she will experience lifetime behavioral and cognitive deficits. A neuropsychologist is important to evaluate the loss of cognitive and behavioral function of the injured individual. Further, a physical medicine doctor is usually hired to assist in the evaluation because of this doctor’s expertise in handling the wide array of anticipated future medical problems of the brain injury victim.

For a FREE consult, please call Joe Stephens at 713 224 0000. Also, please order his FREE BOOKS shown at the front page of this website to guide you about the claims process, as well as the things you may want to consider when hiring the right lawyer for you.

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Actually, Joe has written three books: “A Survivor’s Legal Guide,” “The Texas Accident Bible” and “Hiring the Right Injury Lawyer.”  A founding principle of The Stephens Law Firm is that anyone dealing with a personal injury or wrongful death case deserves access to high-quality legal advice. Joe has made these books available for free to the public, either via the website or by calling our office.

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The Stephens Law Firm

440 Cobia Drive | Suite 601
Katy, Texas 77494
Phone : (281) 392-7447 | Fax : (713) 224-0055
Mail : Joe@JoeStephensLaw.com

440 Louisiana | Suite 2000 (by appt only)
Houston, Texas 77002
Phone : (713) 224-0000
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SELECTED AS SUPER LAWYER 2008-2015
Joe Stephens was selected from a statewide list of lawyers as a Texas SuperLawyer for 2008-2015 which is published by Texas Monthly magazine. He has also been invited to serve on the Blue Ribbon Panel that reviews whether other lawyers qualify.

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In 1999, Joe Stephens was selected as the Most Outstanding Young Trial Lawyer in America by AAJ, which is America's largest lawyer organization.

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DOUBLE BOARD CERTIFIED
Less than one percent of Texas lawyers have one board certification. Joe has TWO. One is a National Board Certification showing his competence to try civil lawsuits before juries, the other shows special competence in Personal Injury Law

Houston, Texas personal injury law firm, The Stephens Law Firm serves clients across Texas. We give you straight facts about your legal options. We have handled cases from Austin to Houston, San Antonio to Dallas, and everywhere in between, including: Katy, Beaumont, Richmond, Rosenberg, Wharton, Corpus-Christi, Waller, Brownsville, and McAllen. We handle cases in Harris County, Ft Bend County, Nueces County, Wharton County, Bexar County, Liberty County, and Jefferson County.