Elk Grove Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer


Elk Grove, California, is one of the fastest-growing cities in Sacramento County. The population of Elk Grove was estimated at nearly 179,092 in 2022, and a growing community means more traffic in the area. 

Contact our law firm today if you suffered injuries in a car accident caused by a negligent driver. One of our Elk Grove personal injury attorneys can discuss your case and discuss your options for recovery. Call now for free, friendly case advice at (916) 694-0002 or (800) 404-5400. 

Our attorneys can gather compelling evidence to prove your case when working with our personal injury law firm. We can help you by building a solid claim for fair compensation, communicating with insurance companies on your behalf, and taking your case to trial, if necessary. This way, you can focus on recovering and getting your life back on track after a traffic collision. Contact our personal injury lawyers in Elk Grove today to discuss your potential case in a free consultation.

Motor Vehicle Collisions in Elk Grove, CA

In 2018, there were 783 total injuries and fatal crashes in Elk Grove, according to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS). Of these crashes:

  • 193 speed-related wrecks
  • 64 hit-and-run accidents
  • 54 crashes involving alcohol
  • 49 accidents involving cyclists
  • 32 collisions involving pedestrians
  • 17 wrecks involving motorcycle riders
Which Intersections are the Most Dangerous in Elk Grove, CA?

The most dangerous intersections in the Elk Grove area are as follows: 

  • Bond Road and Elk Grove Florin Road
  • Calvine Road and Elk Grove Florin Road
  • Elk Crest Drive and Bond Road
  • Elk Grove Boulevard and Emerald Oak Drive
  • Elk Grove Florin Road and Elk Grove Boulevard
  • Elk Grove Florin Road and Sheldon Road
  • Emerald Vista Drive and Stockton Boulevard
  • Private Road and Calvine Road
  • Sheldon Road and Stockton Boulevard
  • Stockton Boulevard and Bond Road

It is important to note these hazardous intersections because if a severe injury or wrongful death occurs nearby, there may be financial responsibility on the City of Elk Grove or other government entities for the negligent design or failure to adequately control such intersections.

Types of Cases Handled by Our Elk Grove Accident Attorneys

Our experienced Elk Grove personal injury lawyers handle motor vehicle accident cases such as rear-end collisions, broadside accidents, or head-on collisions. We also take other types of personal injury cases, such as:

Our Law Firm's Philosophy 

We are known as the "Personal" Personal Injury Lawyers because we take pride in connecting with our clients throughout their case, no matter how long it takes to resolve. We believe a holistic approach to personal injury law is the best way to help you and your family find positives during a stressful time.

Typically, we meet with family members and friends throughout your case to better understand how the accident has impacted your life and your loved ones. If there is a catastrophic injury involved and the personal injury case is taken to trial, it is essential to have an experienced Elk Grove car accident lawyer who can explain to a jury how your life has changed after a severe injury.

Why You Need an Attorney for Your Personal Injury Case

When you or a loved one has been injured in an accident due to someone else's fault, you have the right to pursue compensation for your losses, such as medical bills, loss of income, property damage, and pain and suffering. Auto insurance companies typically avoid paying the fair value of bodily injury claims. You can expect when you trust our law firm to handle your personal injury claim. We will advocate on your behalf by:

  • Protecting your best interests from complex insurance companies and their defense tactics
  • Conducting independent investigations into the sequence of events leading up to the accident to pinpoint the cause
  • Identifying all potentially negligent individuals and entities
  • Consulting with expert witnesses to determine the value of your personal injury case
  • Taking your case to trial in civil court, if necessary

Our goal is to hold negligent parties and their insurance companies financially accountable for the harm they have caused to others. We will handle insurance negotiations with the information and evidence necessary to obtain a fair personal injury settlement. You deserve fair compensation for your losses, and our legal team is here to help you recover them.

Selecting the Best Injury Attorney for Your Case

Whether you are comfortable with our law firm or feel another attorney would better serve you, this article will suggest selecting the best lawyer to handle your personal injury case.

Below is a video with suggestions on what to look for in the best personal injury lawyer in Elk Grove, CA.

Elk Grove Personal Injury FAQ

How much do I have to pay a lawyer for help with my car accident claim?

Most personal injury lawyers work on a contingency fee basis, which means the attorney only gets paid if they win your case. You won't have to pay anything out of pocket or upfront. The lawyer's fee is a percentage of the settlement they recover for you. This allows you to choose the best attorney to represent you without paying substantial legal fees.

What can I do if the other driver who hit me fled the scene? 

Under California law, you must stop and call the police after being involved in a car accident. But when the other driver flees the scene, this is considered a hit and run. It is a crime and comes with a hefty fine, especially if injuries are involved. If you were in a hit-and-run accident, call the police and provide as much detail about the car, including the make, model, color, and license plate number. Any information about the other driver’s vehicle will help the police find them.

Call Our Personal Injury Attorneys in Elk Grove, CA

Our experienced Elk Grove personal injury lawyers are dedicated to getting fair compensation for clients injured in auto collisions and other accidents. Call our law office today at (916) 694-0002 or (800) 404-5400 for free, friendly advice on your potential claim. 

Our injury attorneys have helped residents in the Elk Grove area and throughout Northern California with their accident cases since 1982.

We are 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, and Google.

Editor's Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 12.1.22]

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