Placerville Car Accident & Personal Injury Lawyer


Placerville, CA, is a quiet town that seems worlds away from the busy State Capitol. Home to more than 30 award-winning wineries, the city has quickly become a respected area in the global wine production industry. For these reasons, it's no surprise that Placerville sees quite a lot of traffic. Highway 50 and State Highway 49 are dangerously busy roadways, with serious motor vehicle accidents happening far too frequently. 

If you have been injured in a motor vehicle accident in Placerville or anywhere else in El Dorado County, contact our experienced personal injury attorneys at (530) 392-9400 or (800) 404-5400 for a free no-obligation consultation.

We Only Handle Serious Accident Cases 

As experienced injury lawyers serving Placerville, our legal team at not only handles auto accident cases but also assists our clients with other types of severe injury claims, such as:

Why You Need a Placerville Car Accident Lawyer

When tragedies happen, it's never expected. Few know how to put our lives back together when loved ones are injured, and medical bills pile up. The last thing anyone wants to do is worry about money or argue with insurance companies. Our law firm is here to help you in your times of need. We'll do the fighting for you. We'll work with the insurance companies to get you what you deserve and ensure the at-fault party is held accountable.

Our legal team will discuss the details and complexities of your injury and keep you well-informed throughout the entire process. An experienced Placerville personal injury attorney is not afraid to take a case to trial if needed and can usually help you obtain significantly more compensation for your injuries than you would get without one.

How to Find the Best Placerville Personal Injury Lawyer
  • See how they are rated by Avvo. A competent Placerville auto accident attorney should have a rating of 9 or higher.
  • How do past clients rate the law firm on Yelp or Google? 
  • What kind of track record do they have?
  • Are they members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum? This is an association of personal injury attorneys with multiple million-dollar verdicts and settlements.
  • Ask if the attorney handles personal injury cases exclusively. This is not an area for amateurs. If the accident lawyer also handles criminal law matters, divorces, and other areas of law, you may want to reconsider retaining them.
  • Is the attorney personable and easy to talk to? They should be because you may be dealing with this person for years in a severe case.

Watch the video below for more tips on choosing the best personal injury lawyer for your case.

Call Our Personal Injury Lawyers in Placerville, CA 

If you or a loved one were injured in Placerville or somewhere else in El Dorado County, you likely have many questions. Contact our experienced Placerville personal injury attorneys today for free and friendly advice. We can be reached at (530) 392-9400 or (800) 404-5400.

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, and Google.


Editor's Note: Updated for accuracy and relevancy. [cha 1.6.23]
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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.