Rio Linda Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer
Rio Linda, California, is a community of approximately 15,000 residents in Sacramento County. The community's history dating to 1844 was established as part of the Rancho Del Paso land grant from Mexico.
Today, it is a primarily middle-class small town and home to the northern terminus of the Sacramento Northern Bike Trail.Types of Accidents We Handle
Accidents happen, and sometimes, accidents cause victims to suffer serious injuries. Our law firm works with victims of accidents to pursue compensation for their damages through personal injury claims. We handle a variety of severe personal injury cases in Rio Linda, such as the following:
- Accidents caused by a vehicle malfunction
- Auto accidents
- Bicycle Accidents
- Dog or animal bite accidents
- Head and brain injuries
- Motorcycle crashes
- Pedestrian accidents
- Slip and fall accidents
- Truck accidents
- Wrongful death
When you are searching for the right personal injury lawyer to help you pursue your case, you will find many different firms in and around Rio Linda. Not all personal injury law firms can provide the same quality of customer service or dedication to your claim. For example, you should be able to see testimonials from previous clients on a firm's website. Client testimonials are a way to see what actual clients really think about a firm.
Social media has changed how we interact with prospective service providers. Although the client testimonials on a firm's website can provide insight into clients' experiences with that firm, they might not tell the whole story. Rating sites like Yelp, Avvo, and Google can show unbiased reviews of a law firm.
You should also find a law office that has experience taking claims to trial. Although many personal injury claims are settled out of court, sometimes, this is not possible. In cases like this, going to trial may be necessary, and if so, you need to find a lawyer who has experience going to court for his or her clients.How to Select a Personal Injury Lawyer
This video outlines the factors you should look for in a prospective personal injury lawyer.
A few things to keep in mind when interviewing prospective lawyers are:
- You should feel comfortable speaking openly with your lawyer. If a lawyer makes you feel intimidated or like you are wasting his or her time, he or she is not the right lawyer for you;
- The lawyer you choose should have trial experience. Otherwise, what will happen if your case needs to go to trial?
- What is the lawyer's history of case successes? Find out the types of cases he or she has handled and the settlements his or her clients have received; and
- Your lawyer should prioritize personal injury law by focusing solely on it rather than simply dabbling in it.
Rio Linda is a small community with limited retailers and professional services. As such, you should consider driving the 20 minutes into Sacramento to work with me. Choosing the right lawyer to handle your case can make a significant difference to your eventual settlement.Rio Linda FAQ
Do you know the most dangerous intersections in Rio Linda?
Yes. In Rio Linda, Rio Linda, and Elkhorn Boulevards are frequent sites for collisions. In addition to the intersection between these two roadways, other dangerous intersections include where these roads meet smaller roadways, such as the intersection of Rio Linda Blvd and E Street, Rio Linda Blvd and Marysville Blvd, and Dry Creek Road and Elkhorn Blvd.Rio Linda Car Accident Lawyer
I'm Ed Smith, a personal injury lawyer based in Sacramento who serves clients in Rio Linda and the surrounding areas. If you or somebody you love has been injured in an accident caused by another party's negligence, contact our injury lawyers at 916.921.6400 or 800.404.5400 for free and friendly advice.
Editor’s Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 6.11.21]
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