TMJ Injury Lawyer

The Tempomandibular joint (TMJ) is the joint of the jaw. It is the point where your temporal bone (part of the skull) meets the mandible (your jaw bone). It is located immediately in front of your ears. This is an important joint which helps you carry out an array of daily functions, such as speaking and eating. TMJ injuries can severely impact or disrupt your life by interfering with these simple yet essential functions.

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TMJ Injury Symptoms

TMJ injuries can severely alter your quality of life and introduce chronic pain if not properly tended to. 

Effects of a temporomandibular joint injury include the following:

  • Pain or jaw tenderness
  • Pain in both tempomandibular joints
  • Aching pain in or around the ear
  • Difficulty chewing or pain while chewing
  • Aching facial pain
  • Inability to open or close your mouth (locking of the jaw)
  • clicking or grating sensation when you open or close your mouth / chew
  • Slurred speech
  • Change in personality and behaviour

If you notice any of these symptoms in yourself or a family member, as a result of a personal injury or accident, it is important to seek medical attention and consult one of our personal injury lawyers with extensive experience in navigating TMJ injury cases.

Handling TMJ Injuries

It is important to first seek medical attention from a medical professional. Afterwards, it is important to gather as much evidence associated with your TMJ injury claim as soon as possible. Information like witness contact details, pictures of the accident and filing a police report, are some of the steps you should immediately take, following a TMJ injury. 

Our precedent-setting TMJ injury lawyers can help you build a case, perform all the necessary research and evidence gathering and can even help by paying medical disbursements during your case. 

If a family member or loved one has sustained a TMJ injury as a result of an accident, that renders them unable to communicate, please reach out to us on his behalf, in order to recover the necessary compensation that will provide the best long term care possible.

Consult an experienced TMJ Lawyer before speaking to your insurance

In many cases, insurance companies will try to offer you a settlement right away. Usually, this type of early settlement dismisses most of the intricate details of a victim’s TMJ injury. The early settlement offered by the insurance company will often not take the full medical expenses and adjusted living expenses into account, leaving you to pay for them out of pocket. 

Our award-winning personal injury lawyers have over 20 years experience and will deal with the insurance company from day one, letting them know that you mean to seek proper compensation for your injuries as well as other compensations you may be entitled to. 

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We are one of the most reviewed personal injury lawyers in Canada. We believe this is because we care deeply about offering everyone a fair chance at making things right. We can’t possibly fit all of our reviews on this page, but feel free to read them all here

Assif Law is hands down the best in Edmonton. Norm is so loyal and trust worthy, I could not ask for more. He assured me he will work in my best interest and he definitely came through. I can not express my gratitude towards him and his law firm enough. I also am so thankful to Brittney who communicated so clearly and efficiently with me in every way. They made the whole process run so smoothly and I did not have to worry about anything. I recommend Assif Law to anyone who is in need of the best lawyer. They made me feel like family and I appreciate all their hard work in making sure I received the settlement I deserved. Sincerely, Brendaread more
Blevi77
Blevi77
06:01 29 Jan 20
I would highly recommend Assiff Law firm to all my friends and family. Although it was a very long process, Norman's team never stopped working hard. Whenever there was something that my family nor I could understand, he made sure to explain it in simpler terms and always kept us updated with our case. He represented us with outstanding service and kept all matters professional! Thank you to Assiff Law firm team for everything you have done to help my family and I out!
Nam Tran
Nam Tran
19:42 28 Jan 20
Dealing with Norm and his staff for 2 years now, and I couldn’t be happier! Professional, prompt, and knowledgeable, I had full trust in their capabilities and was not let down. Thank you to Norm, and his incredible team! I will recommend you to everyone I know
Mabrouka Swenia
Mabrouka Swenia
19:24 17 Jan 20
I would recommend Assiff Law to all my friends and family. Although our case in particular was a long process, Ari never stopped working hard. Whenever there was something that my family nor I could understand, he made sure to explain it in simpler terms and always kept us updated with our case. He represented us with outstanding service and kept all matters professional! Thank you Ari and the Assiff Law team for everything you have done to help my family and I out!
Diana Dona
Diana Dona
22:42 07 Jan 20
Absolute five star performance by the team at Assif Law!Ari was able to get me a much larger settlement than I thought would get. Almost makes me look forward to having another accident. Great communication between everyone there and myself. I always knew where I stood and that gave me a great sense of confidence that justice would be done. Thank you so much Ari!
Dean Walsh
Dean Walsh
00:22 18 Dec 19