Santa Paula Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer

Santa Paula Car Accidents

Santa Paula is a vibrant city nestled in Ventura County, renowned as the Citrus Capital of the World. Surrounded by the fragrant orchards of the Santa Clara River Valley, this picturesque area thrives on the cultivation of oranges, lemons, and avocados. In fact, the avocado has become such an integral crop that it is proudly featured on the city's official seal.

Throughout its history, Santa Paula has endured significant challenges, including two devastating floods that tested the resilience of its community. In addition, the city faced an industrial catastrophe in 2014 when a truck explosion at the Santa Clara Waste Water plant resulted in the closure of Highway 126 until the area was safely cleared.

While Santa Paula offers a tranquil setting, its retail options are limited, prompting residents to shop in neighboring cities. However, increased driving can heighten the risk of auto accidents, potentially causing serious injuries. If you find yourself in such a situation, it is imperative to seek the guidance of an experienced Santa Paula auto accident attorney. By contacting a knowledgeable attorney, you can receive invaluable legal support to navigate the complexities of your auto accident case. 

Santa Paula Personal Injury Lawyer

We firmly believe that decades of experience should be crucial for clients when hiring a lawyer. This should be an attorney who has spent years and years, day in and day out, attaining considerable experience in his field of practice. Attorneys with decades of experience tend to get better results because they have the advanced knowledge and skills vital for winning cases.

Avvo (the Attorney Rating Site), Yelp, and Google Reviews

Nowadays, with the internet providing us access to information on almost anything, it is pretty easy to find reviews and testimonials from real people like you covering every kind of product and service, including legal representation.

Avvo is specifically an attorney rating site, with ratings that range from 1 to 10. My Avvo rating is a 10 out of 10, something we are proud of. You can also check out what our clients have said about our law firm on Google and Yelp.

Past Settlements and Verdicts

On our website, you will find an extensive list of past settlements and verdicts we have secured for my clients. Our recent case results include multiple million-dollar settlements and judgment wins, which earned us a membership in the Million Dollar Forum. The Million Dollar Forum consists of personal injury attorneys who have secured settlements and verdicts of over a million dollars for their clients.

Successful verdicts reveal two things about personal injury attorneys. First, they show what the attorney can achieve as an outcome for his clients. Second, they reveal whether or not the attorney is comfortable in the courtroom. Those skilled in taking cases to trial will have a track record of high verdict amounts, proving their effectiveness in the courtroom.

Watch the following video for tips on selecting the right personal injury lawyer.

Types of Cases We Handle

We handle cases involving serious personal injury and wrongful death. These tragedies may have occurred due to the following:

Santa Paula Traffic FAQ

What intersections in Santa Paula have the highest occurrence of accidents?

Santa Paula saw 54 accidents and had 64 injured victims due to vehicular accidents in 2013. The following intersections in Santa Paula were dangerous that year:

  • Harvard Blvd and 7th St
  • Main St and Oak St
  • Rt 150 and Rt 126
  • Rt 150 and Harvard Blvd
  • Santa Paula St and 8th St
Santa Paula Personal Injury Lawyer

If you or someone in your family has been seriously hurt in an accident, please call our Santa Paula personal injury attorneys at (805) 372-0200 or (800) 404-5400 for free and friendly advice. Let's discuss your case and find out if our firm fits your legal needs. If we are not a good fit or your injuries are on the less severe side of the scale, we may still be able to point you toward a reputable attorney who can get you the compensation you deserve.

We've been practicing personal injury and wrongful death law exclusively since 1982, helping Santa Paula victims and their families. See our past verdicts and settlements.

Editor's Note: updated [cha 5.18.23] Photo by Oleg Koval on Unsplash [cs 728]

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.