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Brooktrails Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer

Brooktrails Personal Injury LawyerBrooktrails is home to just over 3,200 people, and not many car accidents or other serious injuries occur there. But they can, and sometimes they do. There are only 7.3 square miles that make up the town, and in that space, there are roadways, businesses, and public areas where injuries and accidents can occur. Brooktrails started out as a logging area in the 1880s and eventually moved toward a vacation retreat for those in San Francisco. There are lakes and hiking trails, coffee shops, stores, and more in the quaint, small town.

I Proudly Serve the People of Brooktrails and Mendocino County

Hi. I'm Ed Smith, founder of and a Brooktrails personal injury attorney. My law firm represents those who have had a significant injury in an accident. If you or a loved one has been injured that way, including in a car accident, contacting an attorney may be what you need to receive fair and just compensation for that injury. I might be able to help, along with my team. We handle various types of accidents, including:

  • Trucking accidents
  • Bicycle accidents
  • Boating accidents
  • Plane accidents
  • Motorcycle accidents
  • Car accidents
  • Slips and falls
  • Dog bites
  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Wrongful death
You Need a "Personal," Personal Injury Lawyer

If you have experienced major injuries in an accident, you are not alone. Many people have had something like this happen to them. I should know, as I am one of those people. The recovery from accidents and serious injuries can be long and difficult, and that recovery is not just physical. Emotional, mental, and financial areas of recovery all have to be dealt with, as well. Through my experience, I have developed an understanding of what it takes to recover and what clients are facing as they move through that process for themselves.

My clients and staff are all treated like family, and I use a holistic approach that you are probably not going to see from any other Brooktrails car accident lawyer. I do that because I know that kindness and compassion are very important when you are recovering from a serious injury, and I make sure my team focuses on that each and every day, with each and every client. Kindness throughout the recovery process can make all the difference.

I Will Be Your Wrongful Death Case Advocate

If you have lost a loved one to an accident or fatal injury, there is pain that can often go beyond words. Those who are left behind may feel overwhelmed, even with day to day activities and requirements. On top of that, there are questions about recovering damages, making funeral arrangements, and other issues. The stress that puts on a person is not easy, but I want to be able to make it slightly less painful.

When you are in that situation, you should know that I am here to help you. You will have a Brooktrails auto accident attorney on your side, who you can trust to guide you through the process of financial recovery. That can help you focus on the other areas of recovery, so you are less overwhelmed and have the time to take care of yourself and others properly.

Why Should You Select a Sacramento-based Lawyer?

I live in Sacramento, and I work there, too. So why would you hire a Brooktrails personal injury lawyer who isn't in Brooktrails? Because you want an attorney, who can give you value and quality, and the care you need for your case. Attorneys like me move to big cities so they can grow their businesses with a larger client base. It helps me keep my firm running, and allows me to do more for my clients.

Additionally, I am very particular about the cases I take, and my location allows me to specialize so I can help you as much as possible. If it's hard for you to travel, call me. We'll figure out a place to meet that works for us.

I Work on a Contingency Basis

You or a loved one needs strong legal representation to recover financially from serious injuries. However, coming up with the money for legal fees is not always easy. I work on a contingency basis, which means I only take my free when I resolve your case successfully. If I cannot get a successful resolution to your case, you will not owe me anything at all.

You Need the Right Attorney to Handle Your Case

Attorneys always advertise their services, and they make promises about big payouts for injuries and accidents. It is not hard to say that they have a high rate of success, but that could also mean they settled a lot of cases -- quite likely for less than their client might have deserved to receive. My cases are not successes unless my clients get compensation to fully recover physically, financially, and emotionally.

Am I the right attorney for you? That is a decision only you can make, but you want to be sure you get a quality attorney even if you do not choose to work with me. Here are some of the things you should think about when you select a Brooktrails personal injury attorney.

  • Know That Attorney's Experience - The area of personal injury law is a complicated one. Any attorney you choose should have experience handling cases like yours. Without experience, and without arguing cases in court, that attorney may not really be able to give you the help you need.
  • Look at That Lawyer's Settlements and Verdicts - Attorneys generally put their verdicts and settlements on their website for potential clients to see. If your attorney is not offering that, ask about it. You want to be clear on the successes your potential attorney has experienced.
  • Make Sure You Read Reviews About That Attorney - Reading reviews can help you decide if an attorney might be a good choice for you. While not every review may be accurate, you should quickly see a pattern in what clients are saying about a specific attorney.
  • Know if Your Lawyer is Established - Any attorney you choose should be established, as that means they will have the financial ability to take on larger cases. Pursuing a case can be expensive, and even more so if it goes to trial. Your attorney needs the right resources to help you.

Watch the following video for more tips on how you can select the right personal injury lawyer.

Brooktrails Personal Injury Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, a Brooktrails car accident lawyer. If you or a loved one has been hurt, or a family member has been killed in a car accident or another type of personal injury incident, call me at (800) 404-5400 or (707) 564-1900. I can give you free, friendly advice that will help.

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 Avvo, Yelp, Google.

Editor’s Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 8.13.20]

Photo by Paul Summers on Unsplash

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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.