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Red Bluff Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer


Visitors that get a chance to spend some time in Red Bluff should not miss out on the scenic, twisting drive down Highway 36 that leads to Mount Lassen Volcanic National Park.

Along the way, the views of coastal mountains, redwoods, and river valleys are absolutely breathtaking.

Serving Seriously Injured Victims of Red Bluff, CA

You may be wondering why a Sacramento personal injury attorney would take cases 130 miles away in Red Bluff. You see, we exclusively take on severe personal injury cases - the cases that most small-town lawyers shy away from or simply take on to settle with the insurance company at the highest amount possible.

We are not afraid to take a case to trial, and we have the resources to do so, as well.

We assist victims that have been seriously injured in car accidents, as well as other types of collisions, including:

  • Commercial truck accidents
  • Motorcycle collisions
  • Bicyclists hit by vehicles
  • Pedestrians hit by cars

We have successfully handled other types of personal injury cases, as well, including:

  • Dog or animal bites
  • Head and brain injuries
  • Slip and fall injuries
  • Injuries from defective or dangerous products
  • Farm injuries

We have also successfully helped clients who have lost loved ones in tragic incidents resulting from another party’s negligence.

Other Types of Serious Cases in Red Bluff, CA

Not all personal injury cases result from a traffic collision, a dog bite, defective products, and slip and falls. As long as someone else was responsible for your serious injuries, we may be interested in taking on your case.  If you’ve suffered serious injuries due to someone else’s negligence, please call us for free, friendly advice at 916.921.6400

Choosing the Right Lawyer for Your Injury Case

Many severe injury victims find it difficult enough to negotiate their daily responsibilities, let alone search for the right lawyer for their case. All lawyers claim to be experienced and the best in their field. How do you truly find the right one to help you obtain the compensation you are entitled to?

Watch the video below for tips on how to choose the right Red Bluff personal lawyer for your case.

As a recap, keep in mind the following tips when looking for the right Red Bluff car accident  lawyer:

  • Talk to and personally meet with several lawyers.
  • Choose the lawyer who makes you feel like you, your family, and your needs are essential and that they personally care about the outcome of your case.
  • Do not choose a lawyer who dabbles in multiple areas of law. You want a lawyer who has eaten, slept, and lived personal injury law day in and day out, not one who has some experience with these types of cases.
  • If the insurance company refuses to settle at a fair amount, you want to choose a lawyer who has been successful in the courtroom.
  • You also want to make sure that the attorney you choose can demonstrate a long history of successful cases. Ask them about their previous settlements and verdicts. Any successful attorney will be more than happy to share their successes with you.
  • Check out any testimonials and reviews online about the lawyers you are interested in. Make sure you read what past clients have said on Avvo, Yelp, Google, and other review and social media websites.
Red Bluff FAQ

Do you know where the most dangerous intersections in Red Bluff are?

Yes. The following intersections were the most dangerous in Red Bluff in 2013, according to our research:

  • Breckenridge St & Monroe St
  • Franklin St & Douglas St
  • Franzel Rd & South Jackson
  • Main St & Ash St
  • Main St & Willow St
  • Oak St & Monroe St
  • Route 36 & Gilmore Rd
  • Route 36 & Main St
  • Route 36 & Mulberry Ave
  • Route 36 & Route 5
  • South Main St & Diamond Ave
  • Walnut St & Franklin St
  • Walbridge St & Johnson St

As you can see, Route 36 was the most dangerous road to travel in 2013, as it was the site of several accidents that occurred at intersections that year.

I was in a recent car accident where the seatback broke. The other party did not have insurance even though they were at fault. I broke my back. Do I have any recourse against the car manufacturer?

You may still have two possibilities to recover. One option is against the manufacturer of the car. Seatback failures are seen increasingly in serious accidents, and with a small outlay of funds, many of these failures could have been prevented. It’s essential to contact an experienced injury lawyer quickly as the salvage needs to be purchased, protected, and inspected by outside experts to see if you have a good case. If the car is destroyed, your claim against the manufacturer usually goes with it.

Secondly, you should check if you have Uninsured Motorist Coverage on your own car insurance. If so, that insurance will protect you up until the policy limits if you have a good injury lawyer pursuing your case. 

Personal Injury Lawyers in Red Bluff, CA

If you or someone you love has been seriously hurt in an accident that could have been prevented and your injuries are due to the negligence of someone else, please call our experienced Red Bluff personal injury lawyers at (530) 392-9400 or (800) 404-5400 for free, friendly advice.

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

See our client reviews on AvvoYelp, Google.

Our Verdicts and Settlements

Editor’s Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 7.9.21]

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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.