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Brain Injury

Traumatic brain injuries (TBIs) are one of the most serious types of injuries an individual can suffer yet, because they are not visible to the human eye, they tend to be overlooked. Traumatic brain injuries affect both individuals and their families. Not only can an individual’s personality, memory, reason and temperament be affected, so can his or her relationships and ability to work and earn a living. The sad reality is that people with traumatic brain injuries may never recover, necessitating the need for life-long care.

Brain damage can occur in any accident involving head trauma, other trauma, falls, malpractice, or motor vehicle accidents. (In 2010 alone, the Ontario Ministry of Transportation reported 162 people in the province of Ontario suffered a traumatic brain injury due to a motor vehicle accident.) Interestingly, it can also be caused without a direct blow to the head, as in the case of whiplash. Injuries can range in severity from mild to severe and require different types of treatment. While less severe brain injuries might be able to be addressed with cognitive therapies, speech and language therapies and assistance with daily living, more severe brain injuries require immediate and special attention, possibly involving surgery.

We understand how devastating it can be when you or someone you love has suffered a traumatic brain injury. Shekter Dychtenberg LLP has the skill and tenacity to obtain the maximum compensation available. Our priority is to make sure our clients receive the best rehabilitation and support possible. That is why we work closely with medical professionals who are top in their fields. We also understand the importance of restitution, whether that takes the form of financial compensation including damages for pain and suffering, loss of enjoyment of life, loss of wages, home and vehicle modifications, or future care.


  • Available 7 days a week to answer any and all questions
  • Our clients get the peace of mind they deserve
  • Our objective is to achieve justice
  • We help with financial compensation
  • We present with a realistic course of action
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  • Christine’s daughter Amanda was involved in a car accident which resulted in a traumatic brain injury, and numerous personal injuries. Richard Shekter’s honest and caring approach as a lawyer made them feel at ease.
  • Honorata was hit by a fire truck and suffered severe whiplash, back injuries, depression and anxiety. As her personal injury lawyer, Alden Dychtenberg made her feel protected and well cared for throughout the legal process. 
  • After a serious car accident, Elizabeth’s husband Fred suffered a traumatic brain injury. Alden and Richard guided them through the legal process and have since become part of their extended family.
  • Penny was hit by a car and suffered serious injuries including brain injury and left-side paralysis. As her personal injury lawyer, Richard Shekter fought persistently by her side during the three-month trial. 
  • After sustaining a traumatic brain injury and a number of serious fractures, Chris and his family credit Richard Shekter, who acted as their personal injury lawyer, with fighting for them to attain a high settlement.
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  • Alden was sent from God! He helped me and my family out so much following our accident. Words cannot express how very deeply grateful we are to him for his advice and support.

    Alden was sent from God! He helped me and my family out so much following our accident. Words cannot express how very deeply grateful we are to him for his advice and support.

    Grazyana Bajor-Cannon

Shekter Dychtenberg LLP is a boutique Bay Street litigation law firm with big firm talent. We may be smaller than some, but no firm provides its clients with a higher level of personal service. Each member of the Shekter Dychtenberg team is focused on serving the needs of our clients and achieving the best possible results. Once you get to know us, you'll be part of the Shekter Dychtenberg extended family and hopefully, a life long client.

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