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Brentwood Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer


Brentwood is a city of approximately 51,500 residents in Contra Costa County. Its population has multiplied over the past 25 years due to its farms and orchards being developed into suburban neighborhoods. It is a fairly affluent city, and because it is so close to San Francisco, a new route of the Bay Area Rapid Transit (BART) is scheduled to open in Brentwood in 2017.

We Handle Only Serious Injury Cases

If you have suffered an injury or lost a loved one to someone else’s negligence, you could be entitled to recover compensation through a civil claim. Our legal team has had experience in many types of serious personal injury cases in Brentwood; for example:

  • Auto accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Truck accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Pedestrian accidents
  • Dog bite injuries
  • Slip and fall accidents
  • Brain injury cases
  • Wrongful death claims
Why Seek Help on My Personal Injury Claim?

When you are researching personal injury firms in Brentwood, look for the following three things:

  • Trial experience
  • Reviews on third party websites
  • Social media presence

Although it can be easy to disregard social media as an unprofessional space for family disagreements and party photos, do not underestimate it as a tool through which a law firm can market itself and connect with its clients. A law firm's social media presence shows that it can adapt to our changing ways of connecting with each other.

Our firm has multiple reviews on Avvo, Yelp, and Google. Reviews on third-party websites can give you a sense of how a firm's clients feel about the legal service they received.

Trial experience is also important. Look on a firm's website to see if its lawyers have gone to court with their client's claims. If the website lists the firm's past verdicts, this means the firm has trial experience. Although many personal injury claims are settled out of court, there is the possibility that yours will need to go to trial. Work with a lawyer who can go to court for you.

The Best Ways to Select an Attorney

Whether you are looking for a Brentwood personal injury lawyer, a Brentwood motorcycle accident attorney, or a Brentwood bicycle accident lawyer, knowing what to look for.

Watch the following video before you interview prospective lawyers.

Remember this information when meeting with prospective lawyers:

  • Your lawyer should have trial experience. Do not assume that your claim will be settled out of court.
  • Your attorney should talk to you about their past case successes, but they should not make any guarantees to you. Do not work with an attorney who guarantees a settlement for a certain amount – there is no way to tell if a case will settle and, if so, for how much.
  • Your lawyer's office should be responsive to your phone calls and emails. Even if you receive responses from a secretary, you should never feel like you are being ignored.
Why Should I Hire a Sacramento Law Firm?

Brentwood is about an hour and a half drive from Sacramento, but do not allow this to discourage you from working with The Law Offices of Edward Smith. Do not simply choose the lawyer whose firm is closest to your home; choose the lawyer who can best handle your claim.

About Our Personal Injury Law Firm

You can peruse reviews of our firm on Avvo, Yelp, and Google.

Some previous verdicts and settlements for our office are listed below:

  • $800,000 for a woman whose spine was severely injured in a collision between an SUV and a pickup truck.
  • $1,697,273.26 for a victim who suffered disc protrusions and spinal cord compression after a rear-end accident.
  • $1,208,401.52 for a crash victim with a big rig logging truck who suffered disc disruption and multiple complications from the injury.
Brentwood FAQ
What are the most dangerous intersections in Brentwood?

Balfour Road is one of the most dangerous roadways in Brentwood. Many collisions occur at intersections between Balfour Road and the roads connecting it, such as Minnesota Avenue and Foothill Drive. Other dangerous intersections in Brentwood include Sand Creek Road, Fairview Avenue, Central Boulevard, and Fairview Avenue.

Brentwood Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by another party's negligence, contact our experienced Brentwood personal injury lawyers at 925.428.5220 or 800.404.5400 for free and friendly advice.

Proud members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

See our past verdicts and settlements and our reviews on AvvoYelp, Google.

Editor’s Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 7.8.21]

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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.