Firm Profile

Brain Injury Law Center / Joseph Smith, Ltd.
2100 Kecoughtan Road
Hampton, VA 23661
United States
(757) 244.7000

Firm Details

With over 36 years experience in injury litigation, Stephen M. Smith is widely recognized as a international expert in traumatic brain injury litigation.

Mr. Smith has won the largest mild traumatic brain injury verdict ever awarded in the world.

Stephen M. Smith, founder of the Brain Injury Law Center, has been litigating traumatic brain injury cases for more than 36 years, specializing primarily in the "mild" brain injury, while also handling moderate to severe cases and other serious and catastrophic injuries. He won the largest personal injury verdict in Virginia history and the largest mild traumatic brain injury verdict ever awarded in the world. He obtained the 2 largest mild traumatic brain injury settlements in South Carolina history. He has obtained numerous multi-million-dollar settlements and verdicts nationwide for traumatic brain injury survivors. He has proudly represented thousands of traumatic brain injury survivors and their families.

Frequently sought after as both a speaker and as co-counsel, he is included in the 2009-2010 edition of The Best Lawyers in America, and has consistently been in previous editions. Smith was recently awarded the distinction of being named to the Blue Ribbon Selection Panel for Super Lawyers in Virginia. Smith is licensed to practice in Virginia, New York and the District of Columbia. He is Past Chairman of the American Association for Justice Traumatic Brain Injury Litigation Group, the only attorney from Virginia to ever be awarded a Diplomate status by the American Board of Trial Advocates , Past President of the Brain Injury Association of Virginia, a board member of the Public Justice Foundation, and a national board member of the Belli Society.

Firm Practice Areas

  • Medical Malpractice Law - Plaintiffs
  • Personal Injury Litigation - Plaintiffs