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Rocklin Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer

Rocklin Personal Injury LawyerWhile Rocklin is generally a very peaceful place, unfortunately, accidents do occur here. Rocklin residents are injured in town and also while out of town when commuting to work, or just traveling in general. 

An attorney who knows the area is always a huge benefit in any type of personal injury case.

Rocklin Car Accident Lawyer

Car crashes in Rocklin are caused by many different factors. Sometimes, speed plays a role. A reckless driver ignoring the speed limit will eventually get into an accident. It is also important to note that serious injuries can take place at any speed, even as slow as 5MPH. Many of our residential areas have speed limits of 25MPH, and arterial roads have vehicles moving at a faster pace, often in the 35-55MPH range. Of course, there are many other causes of accidents, including distracted drivers and motorists driving while intoxicated. Accidents occur at Rocklin's roundabouts, intersections, and stretches of highway.

Regardless of what caused the accident, a Rocklin auto accident attorney can help.

Truck Accidents

I am committed to making highways safer by making negligent truck drivers and their employers take responsibility for their actions. Truck routes in Rocklin include W Stanford Ranch Rd, Lonetree Blvd, and Pacific St. Big Rigs also regularly travel through the city on Interstate 80 and California State Route 65. If you have been involved in an accident with a semi, tractor-trailer, or any other large truck contact me for a free consultation. You can also visit my comprehensive page on truck accidents.

Rocklin Personal Injury Lawyer

Residents of Rocklin and other areas of Placer County have a variety of personal injury attorneys to choose from. Below are my tips on selecting a Rocklin personal injury attorney who will meet your needs and obtain for you the maximum amount of compensation possible:

  • Choose an attorney that practices personal injury law exclusively. I have practiced personal injury law only since 1982.
  • Make sure your lawyer has YOUR best interests in mind. If you are the injured, a family member, or seeking help for a loved one, this is critical. I’m known as the “personal” personal injury attorney.
  • Double-check that the lawyer can, will, and has a history of taking cases to trial if necessary.
  • Use an attorney with a proven history of high verdicts and settlements.
  • See how the attorney is rated on Yelp, Avvo.

The video below explains more on how to choose a Personal Injury Lawyer in Rocklin:

Our Practice Areas

We can handle all types of injuries. Below are comprehensive pages of some of our areas of practice:

Rocklin California Injury FAQ

How do I get a copy of my car accident report or a traffic collision report?

f you have been injured in a car accident, it is important that you speak to an attorney. Consultations are completely free. If an attorney is representing you, he or she will obtain your police report on your behalf. If you have not been injured and wish to get it yourself, you can visit the Rocklin Police Department at 4080 Rocklin Road, Rocklin, CA 95677. Accident reports are free. You will need your photo ID. Reports generally take 5-10 business days to prepare so you may want to call them in advance at 916-625-5400.

What if I have been attacked by an unregistered dog?

Rocklin requires that dogs over the age of 4 months old be registered with them. If you have been injured by a dog, there are many variables that come in to play. Many animal attack victims are hesitant to call us because they were bitten at a friend or family member’s house. It is important to note that dog owners have insurance for this type of event. Call us today for a confidential and free consultation if you have been bitten by a dog or another animal.

What if I have been injured in a hit and run?

We have worked with numerous cases when the victim was injured and then left by the driver who caused the injury. Hit and runs are the most common when a pedestrian, bicyclist, or motorcyclist is involved. Sometimes drivers flee when they fear they have caused severe damage, are driving under the influence, or have no insurance. Leaving the scene of an accident when a serious injury or death occurred typically results in a felony arrest. Regardless, we would like to speak to you if you were hit by a driver who fled the scene or had no insurance.

Rocklin Personal Injury Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, an experienced Rocklin car accident attorney assisting victims in Placer County. If you have been involved in an auto accident or sustained a personal injury in Rocklin, call me for free, friendly advice at 916.921.6400 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 Avvo, Yelp, Google.

Editor's Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy. [cha 8.26.20]

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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.