Burney Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer

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With a population of just over 3,000, Burney is a very cozy and comfortable place to call home. There are nearly six square miles of area to enjoy, but a small town also has limited resources, which means residents often drive to nearby places to shop, dine, and work.

The city's spectacular waterfall, Burney Falls, draws thousands of visitors each year to the area. Unfortunately, more traffic leads to an increased risk of accidents and injuries.

Serving the People of Burney and Shasta County

If you've been hurt or someone you love has been killed in an accident, it might be time to reach out to a Burney personal injury attorney. Call us at (530) 392-9400 for a free consultation.

Our law firm focuses on representing people who have serious injuries from an accident. Our legal team can potentially help you receive fair and just compensation for your damages.

Types of Accident Cases We Handle

Aside from auto accidents, we also handle many different injury accident types, including:

Being Personal is Part of Working as a Personal Injury Lawyer

Recovering from an accident is not just physical but financial, mental, and emotional. We understand what our clients go through as they work toward their own recovery. We treat our clients like family, and we offer a holistic approach that you won't see with too many attorneys. As your Burney car accident lawyer, we'll focus on the kindness and compassion you need to fully recover from your injuries.

The video below will give you an idea of our holistic approach to personal injury law.

Your Advocate in a Wrongful Death Case

Losing someone you love to an accident or a fatal injury is extremely painful and can leave you feeling overwhelmed and confused. Even daily life tasks can seem too complicated, and it's hard to make decisions. 

With all that going on, trying to recover damages is just one more thing you have to deal with. A delicate situation is made worse, but you shouldn't have to deal with that. We work with people in those situations, and we want to help you. As your Burney auto accident attorney, we can focus on recovering damages while you focus on recovery in other areas of your life.

We Take Cases on a Contingency Fee Basis

You or your loved ones require solid legal representation to financially recover from your injuries. But paying for that representation upfront might not be possible or realistic. We work on contingency, which means you won't pay anything upfront. We only get paid when your case is successfully resolved. If we don't settle your claim in your favor, you won't owe us anything.

You Want the Right Attorney for Your Needs

Attorneys advertise everywhere. You see accident billboards, pop-up ads, and TV commercials. All the attorneys in your area are just waiting for you to contact them. But unfortunately, a lot of these attorneys don't really keep those advertised promises. They may list high success rates, but they don't necessarily do everything possible to get the most compensation for their clients.

Instead, that high success rate could mean settling plenty of cases, but not for as much as their client really should have received. We won't count your case as a success unless you get enough compensation to fully recover financially, emotionally, and physically.

We don't know if we're the right injury lawyer for your needs, but no matter which Burney auto accident attorney you decide to hire, you'll want to know what you should be looking for in your legal representation. That could keep you from making the wrong choice when you focus on what an attorney has to say and don't look at what that lawyer has actually done.

What to Look for in a Burney Personal Injury Lawyer

Here are some things to look for when selecting the best attorney to properly represent your case.

  • Know the Experience the Lawyer Has - Personal injury is a complicated area of the law, and the attorney you select needs experience in handling cases like yours. Without knowledge of arguing in court, they might not have what you need, and they won't be the right lawyer for your case.
  • Check Out the Verdicts and Settlements the Attorney Has Reached - Attorneys often make their verdicts and settlements available on their firm's website. If you don't see that from an attorney you're considering, there's no harm in asking for that information. You have a right to know what kind of success your lawyer has seen in the past.
  • Read Reviews of Attorneys to See What Past Clients Think - Reading attorney reviews is essential. Even though some reviews can be inaccurate or biased, many provide good information you can rely on when considering a particular attorney. Past clients often leave reviews about their experience, especially if that experience was negative.
  • Determine Whether an Attorney is Properly Established - You want a lawyer. You choose to be established and have the financial means to tackle significant cases. It can be costly to pursue a case, especially if it goes to trial. An attorney who can help you properly will be a lawyer with resources.
Contact Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Burney, CA Today

If you've been hurt or lost a loved one through some type of accident in Shasta County, give our experienced Burney personal injury lawyers a call at (530) 392-9400 or (800) 404-5400 for free, friendly advice.

Since 1982, our law firm has helped Burney and Northern California residents with personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Our Settlements and Verdicts page can provide helpful information on how we've helped others.

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

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Editor's Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 3.28.22]

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Client Reviews
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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 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
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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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"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.
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"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.
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"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.