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Crescent City Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer


Del Norte County is the home of Crescent City, a small town popular with tourists and residents alike. 

Punctuated by Battery Point Lighthouse and stunning beaches, Crescent City is a great place for nature lovers and those who want to be surrounded by beauty in a tranquil setting. 

Dangerous Roads Around Crescent City

Although Crescent City is the scene of few accidents, Highway 101 runs through the middle of town and is the route to Oregon in the north and Eureka in the south. Route 199 takes residents to Grants Pass in Oregon. Traffic, especially during tourist season, can cause accidents that result in serious injuries or deaths. When this happens, a personal injury lawyer can help by recovering damages to pay for the expenses associated with the accident.

Serving Residents of Crescent City

Injuries, such as those caused by a car accident or medical malpractice, can cause extensive hospitalization for the victim, with high medical bills, the inability to work, and a long recuperation. The attorney you choose to represent you is important and can make a big difference in whether you receive full compensation for your injury or continue to face mounting bills.

What Exactly Is a Personal Injury?

Personal injury encompasses a wide area. The one central theme is that an individual becomes injured as a result of someone else’s negligence. You can find a complete list of our practice areas. Some of the injuries covered by personal injury include:

Tips on Finding the Right Crescent City Personal Injury Lawyer

How to find a Crescent City personal injury attorney who will do a good job representing you isn’t as difficult as some might think. Collecting damages to cover current and any future expenses due to your accident is important. However, there are ways to investigate if an attorney is right for you.

Choosing a Crescent City car accident lawyer who only handles personal injury cases helps ensure that the attorney is up-to-date on current personal injury laws. A Crescent City auto accident attorney accustomed to working with insurance companies and familiar with their tactics is also vital because insurance companies tend to lowball when it comes to settlements.

Because investigations of an accident and acquiring expert witnesses when necessary costs the lawyer money upfront, ensuring that the firm can handle those expenses can mean the difference between winning or losing a case. An attorney’s knowledge can also be measured by what an attorney does. Has the attorney written articles or books on the subject? Is the attorney active in relevant associations? Is the attorney well thought of by their peers? The number of clients an attorney has represented, and successful verdicts and settlements can also forecast how well your case will be represented.

Watch the video below for more tips on how to choose a personal injury lawyer.

Personal Injury Lawyers in Crescent City, CA

Accidents due to someone else’s negligence can do more than make a physical and emotional impact. It can devastate the injured person’s financial situation through no fault of their own. Getting reimbursed for those damages can help an individual get on with their life. Call our experienced Crescent City personal injury lawyers for friendly advice, and we will be happy to answer the questions you have about your accident. This consultation is always free. Even if we take your case, you owe us nothing until your case reaches a positive resolution. Contact us online, or call (707) 564-1900 or (800) 404-5400.

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

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