Auburn Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer


Auburn, California, has grown from a sleepy, quaint Gold Rush town to an inviting and vibrant destination for Northern Californians seeking a great place to raise a family or thrive on outdoor activities. As a result, Auburn businesses are booming, and traffic volumes continue to increase. Its proximity to busy Interstate 80, combined with a growing population and many recreational visitors on weekends, increases the risk of being involved in a motor vehicle accident in Auburn.

If you or a loved one suffered injuries in Auburn or elsewhere in Placer County and would like free and friendly legal advice regarding your potential claim, please call our experienced Auburn personal injury lawyers today at (530) 392-9400.

Hiring an Injury Attorney After a Car Accident

Following a significant motor vehicle accident, the injured party's primary focus should be healing. Unfortunately, after the crash, involved insurance companies often spring into action, and adjusters begin calling for recorded statements and attempting to push a quick settlement. Retaining a skilled personal injury lawyer will ensure that your legal rights are protected, that the value of your claim is maximized, and, importantly, that you can focus on returning to health.

In the case of a fatal car crash, our compassionate wrongful death lawyers can help guide the grieving family through the complex legal matters that follow such a tragic accident.

Cases Handled by Our Auburn Personal Injury Lawyers

Our experienced injury attorneys at handle numerous types of personal injury matters in addition to car accidents, including:

Common Injuries in a Traffic Accident

Since 1982, our law firm has advocated for injured Northern Californians. Some of the injuries our clients have sustained include:

  • Broken bones
  • Limb amputations
  • Severe burns
  • Internal injuries
  • Concussion/traumatic brain injury (TBI)
  • Vertebral disc injuries
  • Severe abrasions/road rash
  • Lacerations
  • Spinal cord injuries
  • Back and neck strains/sprains
  • Thoracic outlet syndrome

Do not hesitate to contact our compassionate and caring accident attorneys if you have been injured due to another party's negligence. You can be confident that with our experience and dedication, we will work hard to maximize the value of your case.

Auburn, California Personal Injury FAQ

Which roads in Auburn are the most dangerous?

Two-lane highways are the most dangerous roads in any town, not just Auburn, due to the risk of deadly head-on collisions. Some Auburn, California residents have noted that Lincoln Way and Foresthill Road intersection attracts dangerous red-light running. Of course, many serious accidents occur on the major highways -  State Route 49 and Interstate 80.

The following Auburn roads are not necessarily dangerous, but because they are busier and have higher traffic volumes, the risk of car crashes increases:

  • Auburn Folsom Road
  • Edgewood Road
  • Elm Ave
  • Nevada Street

Watch the YouTube video to learn what our clients say about our personal injury law firm.

Experienced Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Auburn, CA

Immediately following a severe car accident, it is not always possible to understand how your injuries will affect your life. Medical bills and lost income can lead a family into significant financial difficulties. If the injuries are severe and disabling, one may never return to their usual line of work.

Because so many future scenarios need to be accounted for, it is wise to consult with an Auburn personal injury attorney with the depth of experience to capture the many losses caused by a major accident. Insurance companies want to keep their money, and insurance adjusters will do everything to minimize your claim. To protect your rights and optimize your recovery, call us for free and friendly legal advice at (530) 392-9400 or (800) 404-5400.

It pays to do your due diligence when choosing an attorney. Our website lists many of our past verdicts and settlements. In addition, numerous client reviews can be found on AvvoYelp, and Google.

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Client Reviews
"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.
"Ed Smith and his office team took on a difficult personal injury case on my behalf and for the passenger in my car. Ed is a top- notch attorney. His staff couldn't have been more helpful and kind. No need to look elsewhere. I give Ed Smith my highest recommendation." Beverly
"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.
"Very professional. Great team, staff and service all around. Mr Smith was very honest, straight forward with his advice. He gives the word "attorney" an honest reputation. I will seek his council anytime, and would recommend him at the drop of a dime." Jeremy M.
"I would highly recommend Ed Smith to any friends or family in need of a personal injury attorney. Ed, and his staff, are very caring on top of being very experienced in this field. The staff always keeps you informed of the status of your case and they are always easy to reach by phone." Shannon D.
"Edward Smith law offices provide competent, thorough, and personable help for victims of personal injury. When you first meet the staff you know you contacted the right office. This law office treats clients like people. I recommend this office to anyone seeking representation regarding personal injury." David M.