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Mount Shasta Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer

Mount Shasta Personal Injury LawyerMount Shasta is a great place to live and work, and with just over 3,300 people calling it home it's easy to see that there is a comfortable, small-town feel there, as well. Climbing mountains, fishing for trout, and skiing are popular in the area, and the little town serves as a base for doing these things for a lot of residents and visitors. Hiking and biking are common activities, too, but all the activities and travel can mean people are at risk for accidents and injuries, as well.

We Handle Serious Injuries

If you or a loved one have been injured in a vehicle accident or some other type of accident in Mount Shasta or nearby, reaching out to an attorney may be necessary. It can help you receive fair compensation. We may be able to help you, as we handle a lot of different accident types. These include:

Your Personal Injury Lawyer Should Treat You Like a Person

Experiencing serious injuries in a car accident can leave lasting damage. There are a lot of people who have struggled with these types of injuries, and I'm one of them. I, too, have been seriously injured in an accident. Recovering can take a long time, and it's not easy. It's also not just something that happens physically. There are mental, financial, and emotional areas that all have to be addressed to have a complete recovery. My experience has been harrowing at times, but it has also allowed me to understand what my clients face and how to help them better.

Because of that, I treat clients like family, and my approach to being a Mount Shasta car accident lawyer is much more holistic than you'll find from most other attorneys. I understand the value of compassion and kindness when trying to recover from significant injuries, and I want to make sure my team stays focused on that every day, with every client. It can make a significant difference throughout the process of recovery.

See more about my holistic approach to personal injury law in the video below:

I Will Advocate for You in Your Wrongful Death Case

Losing a loved one is extremely painful, and you may feel sad and overwhelmed by daily life tasks. When asked to handle other issues, like recovering damages, on top of that, it can be very difficult to focus on what needs to be done. I want to make it easier for you, by offering you a Mount Shasta personal injury lawyer who can help you through the financial recovery process. With my team handling things for you, you can spend your time taking good care of yourself and others who need you during a difficult time.

Should You Choose a Lawyer Based in Sacramento?

I live and work in Sacramento. That would seem odd and have you questioning why you would hire a Mount Shasta auto accident attorney who isn't in Mount Shasta. But having my law firm in a big city helps me have a bigger client base so I can keep operating and doing more for the people who need me. I'm also particular about which cases I take on, and having this location means I can specialize. Trouble traveling? Call me anyway. We'll figure something out that works for both of us.

Working on a Contingency Basis to Help You

Financial recovery from serious injuries requires strong legal representation. But most people don't have the money for legal fees. Because I work on contingency, I will only take a fee when your case has been successfully resolved. You don't have to pay anything upfront, and if I don't resolve your case successfully, you won't be paying me at all.

The Right Attorney Will Handle Your Case Properly

Attorneys are always advertising what they can do for their clients and making big payout promises for accidents and injuries. Their success rate may seem high, but it's important to understand what they consider successful. If they're settling cases for a lot less than their clients deserve, that's not really a success. I don't count my cases as successful unless you get enough for a full financial, emotional, and physical recovery.

Should you choose me as your attorney? You'll have to be the one to decide that, but getting a quality attorney no matter who you choose is important. When selecting a Mount Shasta personal injury attorney, here are some of the things you should consider.

  • An Attorney Should Be Experienced - Personal injury is a complex area of law. When you choose an attorney, select one who has experience in the type of case you have. Ideally, that attorney should also be comfortable with arguing in court, ensuring you can get all the help you really need to resolve your case.
  • Look at the Settlements and Verdicts - Attorneys will often put their settlements and verdicts on their website, so potential clients can see what they have done for others. If an attorney doesn't have that information available, don't be shy about asking. You want to know what kind of successes your potential attorney has experienced with other clients.
  • Read Attorney Reviews - By reading reviews, you can more easily decide if a particular attorney is right for you. Reviews offer information on patterns of behavior, and if most of the reviews are good ones, then you have a higher chance of a good experience with that attorney.
  • An Attorney Should Be Established - An attorney who is established will have the proper financial means to take on bigger cases. It can be very costly to pursue a case, and that's even more accurate if that case goes to trial. The right resources are necessary to help you.
Mount Shasta Personal Injury Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, and I'm a Mount Shasta car accident lawyer. If you have been injured or a loved one has been killed in a personal injury accident or a car accident, give me a call at (800) 404-5400 or (530) 392-9400. I can provide you with advice that's both free and friendly.

I have helped clients throughout Siskiyou County since 1982, and that includes plenty of work as a Mount Shasta auto accident attorney. I only take on the most severe cases in the personal injury and wrongful death areas, and on my Settlements and Verdicts page, you can see how I've helped others in the past.

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

See a list of our past cases on our verdicts and settlements page and our client reviews on AvvoYelp, Google.

Editor’s Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 8.27.20]

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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.