Angels Camp Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer

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Angels Camp is a California historic landmark, and for a good reason. Mark Twain set his famous story, "The Celebrated Jumping Frog of Calaveras County," in the city, the only incorporated town in Calaveras County.

The population in Angels Camp has been booming over the past 20 years, growing by nearly 50 percent. People flock to enjoy the beautiful weather, employment opportunities, and the small-town feel. As the population grows, so are the chances of traffic accidents.

At, we represent victims injured in all kinds of car accidents. Whether you have been involved in a head-on collision, T-bone accident, or sideswipe, we can help. We also represent injured pedestrians and motorcyclists who have been hurt on our California roads. Call our Angels Camp personal injury lawyers today at (209) 227-1931 for a free consultation.

Angels Camp Auto Accident Attorney

Angels Camp sees more than its fair share of small-town car accidents. According to state statistics, seven people were killed or injured in car accidents in 2016, including one pedestrian death. These numbers are lower than what people see in nearby Sacramento, but there are also far fewer people in Angels Camp, so these numbers are pretty high considering our size.

Angels Camp Personal Injury Lawyer

One of the advantages we have found in nearly 40 years of practice is that it helps when focusing on only one area of law. At our firm, we have spent our time representing injured victims who have suffered personal injuries in various accidents. We have broad experience with the following:

  • Vehicular Accidents
  • Trucking Accidents
  • Premises Liability claims
  • Dog Bite Claims
  • Medical Malpractice
  • Drugs Products Liability
  • Defective Medical Devices
  • Traumatic Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
  • Workers Compensation

If you've been injured, chances are we can help. If we can't, we'll refer you to someone else in the area who can meet your legal needs.

Can I Negotiate with an Insurer on My Own?

This is a do-it-yourself culture, which we admire. People want to do their own home repairs and might even tackle legal issues like getting a divorce on their own. But negotiating a fair settlement after a car accident isn't the same as installing a new bathroom vanity. The stakes are much higher, and the risks you might shortchange yourself are always there.

Here's the deal about insurance companies: they make money, and a lot of it, by trying to nickel and dime injured victims who submit a compensation claim. Don't believe me? Look at the companies listed on the stock exchange and count how many of them are insurance companies. How do you think they grew so big?

To negotiate effectively, you need to do your homework before you start throwing numbers around. We've seen people leave money on the table because they didn't know how much their injuries were worth, didn't know that they could receive compensation for lost wages, and didn't document their pain and suffering. They accept too little money and, even worse, sign away their ability to get any more in the future. Let an Angels Camp personal injury attorney look after you.

Why Work with Our Law Firm?

California is not hurting for attorneys. So why should you work with our firm instead of one of the thousands of other attorneys in Northern California? Let us give you three reasons:

  • Experience matters. We've tackled car accidents and personal injury cases my entire career. Some injury lawyers take slip-and-fall cases on the side while focusing more on divorce or criminal matters. 
  • Knowledge counts. The law constantly changes, and your attorney needs to keep up with it. California courts issue opinions on essential matters nearly every day of the week. If you don't keep up with cutting-edge changes in the law, you'll never get the compensation you need. Look at our website to see the legal articles we've written.
  • Money talks. Lawsuits are expensive, and many attorneys in the state will pressure clients to accept a settlement from an insurance company because they don't have the resources to bring a case to trial. We do.

We are very experienced in the local courthouses and know all the state's giant insurance companies well. Our clients have no problem staying in touch with the latest developments in their cases because we keep the line of communication open. Call us today to learn more about how we can help you get compensation.

Can I Afford an Angels Camp Personal Injury Attorney?

You might think hiring an experienced Angels Camp car accident lawyer with our experience would be too expensive, and you're wrong. We handle all our car accident and personal injury cases on contingency, which means you won't owe us any attorneys' fees upfront for our work until and unless we win your case.

If you don't succeed for some reason, then you owe us nothing. It's a risk-free approach to hiring an attorney that has worked for countless clients. We take a percentage of your settlement if we win your case, and we'll negotiate the fee ahead of time, so there are no surprises. 

The video below provides more information on what you can expect when meeting with an attorney in a free consultation.

Contact Our Personal Injury Attorneys in Angels Camp, CA

Dealing with the aftermath of an accident is not always easy. If you have been injured after a car crash in Angels Camp or anywhere else in Calaveras County, call our Angels Camp personal injury lawyers at (209) 227-1931 or (800) 404-5400 for free, friendly advice to discuss your best legal options for recovery. You can also reach out to us through our contact form.

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Editor's Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 10.26.22]

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"Me and my wife; had a car accident. We were amazed how easy, professional, friendly attorney Ed Smith is along with his staff. Everybody is amazing. Thank you so much, we are very impressed!" Alex & Dinah M.
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"Ed and Robert have been taking great care of my husband and I for the past 5+ years. They are always there when you have a problem and a quick resolution! Even when the issues have nothing to do with them. They are willing to help ease the pain off your shoulders. They are as good as it gets! Thank you again for everything." Annie T.
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