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Galt Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer


Some small towns don't stay small forever, with Galt being no exception. With more than 25% population growth since 2000, increased traffic density plays a significant role in the frequency of traffic incidents resulting in injury or death. The number of people hurt along The Golden State highway has grown steadily as more people move to the area.

Car Accidents in Galt, CA

Local residents aren't the only ones at risk. Through-traffic is a contributing factor as well. Northbound traffic towards Sacramento and southbound traffic towards Stockton both travel through Galt. Regular commuters in cars, vans, and motorcycles share highway 99 with big-rig truckers, and occasionally accidents happen. An experienced Galt personal injury attorney is here to help when you have suffered injuries in a traffic accident.

How a Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help You

Our experienced legal team will discuss the details and challenges of your accident case and keep you well informed throughout the personal injury claims process.

It is essential to our law firm that we all get to know you and your family. We are interested in the things and people that matter most to you. This way, we have a better understanding of how your injuries have impacted your life and the lives of your loved ones.

The “personal” Personal Injury Lawyer

We have a proven track record of winning desirable settlements and verdicts for our clients. You don’t have to worry about being bullied by insurance companies when we are on your side. We protect your rights and are capable of taking your case to trial if necessary. We have the resources, the experts, and experienced trial attorneys to do that. Our Galt personal injury lawyers work hard so you can focus on recovering from your injuries.

The YouTube video below features Ed Smith, a Galt personal injury attorney, discussing his holistic approach to California’s personal injury law.

Galt FAQ

What is the best insurance to cover my family from substantial expenses in an auto accident?

The best way to ensure that you and your family are protected in an auto accident is to purchase a substantial limitation of the Uninsured (UM)/Underinsured Motorist (UIM) policy. A single night at UCD can result in charges over $30,000.

Many drivers on California roads have minimal or no auto coverage. We suggest that anyone with a $40,000 or more household income should purchase a $250,000/$500,000 UM policy. Such coverage is quite reasonable as the most expensive part of an auto insurance premium is usually the collision coverage on the car.

For families with a household income of $75,000 or more, we suggest that they buy the coverage above and add a one million dollar personal umbrella that also covers you or your family members if the $250,000 UM coverage above is inadequate. Please do NOT confuse a “personal umbrella with UM with a regular umbrella policy. A standard umbrella does not cover UM.

If you have any questions about where to best buy a personal umbrella, please call me at 916.921.6400. We"ll be glad to connect you to an experienced personal umbrella agent.

Personal Injury Lawyers in Galt, CA

Personal injury laws in California are challenging to navigate after getting hurt in a car accident in Galt. Our experienced Galt personal injury lawyers can help simplify the process for you. Call our law firm for free, friendly advice on how to bring a case today at (209) 227-1931 or (800) 404-5400.

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

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

Editor’s Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 7.6.21]

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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.