Houston Spinal Cord Injury Lawyer

Joe Stephens has handled many paralysis cases. Obviously, spinal cord injuries have devastating and permanent effects on a client’s life, and must be handled by a law firm which truly understands, through experience and compassion, the way to try, evaluate, and settle these cases.   These injuries are the worst tragedies that a person can experience.  A person who has been paralyzed must undergo a complete change in lifestyle and must learn to deal with these injuries not only physically, but emotionally as well.  Here is what this law firm  recommends to most clients.  First, we take the findings of the persons Physical Rehabilitation doctor, and send them to a life care planning expert who has expertise in evaluating the daily activitiy and medical needs that a paralyzed person requires.  The experts that we use are medical doctors who have special expertise in placing a lifetime cost on the various types of care that are needed.  This will range from nursing care, equipment needs, home care needs, and medical needs.  Most of the time, the plan shows that the victim will require millions of dollars of care over a lifetime.

Then, this law firm consults with an economist, and vocational experts to assist with the paralyzed victims economic losses, with a view towards whether my client can work in some meaningful way over his or her lifetime.  These experts can place a value on the wage and household service losses such victims will experience.

Finally, this law firm  sends clients to psychologist and other mental health care professionals if they are not already receiving this help.  These professionals sometimes can provide the necessary emotional support that a spinal cord victim needs.  We also are available around the clock to counsel with these clients and find that our friendship and support helps our clients cope with these tragedies.

We have tried many spinal cord injury cases to a jury, and feel that our experience is invaluable when it comes to handling and evaluating these cases.

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Joe Wrote the Book!

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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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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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.