Napa Car Accident & Personal Injury Lawyer


Napa is one of the most tranquil and lovely regions of Northern California. As Wine County, Napa is recognized for its beautiful terrain, vineyards, and excellent wine. With hundreds of vineyards set amid rolling hills, the city attracts wine lovers from all over the country. With an increase in visitors comes the risk of a traffic accident.

If you or a family member has been involved in a traffic collision and suffered a severe injury in Napa County, you will likely need the help of an experienced Napa personal injury attorney. Please call our legal team for a free consultation at (707) 564-1900 or (800) 404-5400.

Traffic Accidents in Napa County

CA-29 is a highway that passes through Napa, and it connects Vallejo and the East Bay Region to the south and the Napa Wine Country to the north. CA-12 is situated to the south of Napa and connects to Fairfield and Interstate 80 toward the east and Sonoma and US-101 toward the west. Napa is a major Northern California tourist attraction. Accidents frequently occur along the highways, but they can also happen on the streets of Napa.

Crashes involving cars, trucks, motorcycles, pedestrians, and bicyclists often occur at heavily trafficked intersections. These can result from motorists' failure to pay attention to their surroundings, failure to follow traffic laws, and sometimes due to distracted or drunk driving. Traffic collisions can cause life-altering and catastrophic injuries, including broken and shattered bones, head and brain injuries, and other traumatic injuries. The road to recovery can be long and challenging and require months and years of rehabilitation and surgeries.

Experience Counts with Severe Injury Cases

The skilled attorneys at have decades of experience handling cases that involve severe injuries. Our primary goal is to achieve optimal results for our client's personal injury claims. We seek to combine expert legal knowledge with the utmost care and compassion for those we represent. While many of our Napa personal injury clients have been seriously hurt in car accidents, we also handle a variety of other types of matters, such as:

We know finding the right lawyer to handle your critical case can be confusing and frustrating. Many choices are available, and the following section outlines key issues to consider when searching for quality legal representation. 

Choosing the Best Personal Injury Lawyer for Your Case

Here are some essential tips for choosing a top Napa personal injury attorney:

  • When deciding on an injury lawyer, it is crucial to find one that really cares about you, your injuries, your needs and desires, and your family members' needs.
  • It is equally important to select an attorney who practices personal injury law exclusively. Attorneys who dabble in multiple areas of law are generally unable to provide you with the personal injury expertise required in cases of a severe nature.
  • Selecting an attorney familiar with the inside of a courtroom is essential if your case goes to trial.
  • Choosing a lawyer with a long history of success, including high verdicts and settlements, should be a high priority when picking someone to represent you.
  • Be sure the lawyer you select can take your case to trial if necessary. Preparing a case for trial can cost upwards of $150,000. You should choose a firm with trial experience and the financial resources available to take your case to trial should the insurance company not deal fairly with you.

Watch our video below to learn more about selecting the best personal injury lawyer for your case.

We Work on Your Claim, So You Focus on Recovering 

Our legal team will handle the day-to-day tasks of your personal injury claim. We will keep you up-to-date and informed as your case progresses. We will get to know you and your family well during this time. We need to do this to present your case to the insurance company. We must learn as much about you as possible. We need to understand your background, condition before the accident, hobbies, dreams, and struggles. We can accurately present your injuries to the insurance company and/or jury.

Obtaining the Best Outcome for You and Your Family

While your medical providers are helping you recover, we are working tirelessly to obtain the best possible outcome on your case that you deserve. We will help you discover the positives of what could have been a medical, emotional, and financial ruin. 

Napa Traffic Accident FAQ

What are the most dangerous intersections in Napa?

Some of the significant injury accidents occurring in Napa happen at the following intersections:

  • California Blvd and Lincoln Avenue
  • California Blvd and Trancas Street
  • Claremont Way and Jefferson Street
  • Freeway Dr and Old Sonoma Road
  • H Street and Jefferson Street
  • Imola Ave and Jefferson Street
  • Imola Ave and Minahen Street
  • Jefferson St and Pine Street
  • Jefferson St and Trancas Street
  • Jefferson St and Trower Avenue
  • Lincoln Ave and Marin Street
  • Lincoln Ave and Soscol Avenue
  • Saint Helena Highway & State Route 29 and Trower Avenue
  • Shelter Ave and Shurtleff Avenue
  • Solan Ave and Trower Avenue
  • 1st St & Arnold Drive and California Boulevard
  • 1st and Coombs Street
  • 3rd and Franklin Street
  • 3rd St and Coombs Street

What's the first step I should take after getting injured in an accident?

If you've suffered an injury in an accident, it is crucial to receive medical attention. Your health and well-being should be of maximum importance to you. Don't assume that you will be okay. It is essential to have a qualified medical doctor evaluate your condition, even if you feel okay after a crash. Many times, symptoms do not appear right away. Waiting too long to be assessed can put your life in danger and sometimes negatively affect your personal injury claim.

Personal Injury Lawyers Serving Napa, CA 

If you or a family member has been seriously hurt in an accident due to someone else's negligence, please call our experienced Napa personal injury attorneys at (707) 564-1900 or (800) 404-5400 for free friendly case advice.

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Editor's Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy. [cha 1.20.23]

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