Shasta Lake Car Accident & Personal Injury Lawyer

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Hi, I’m Ed Smith, the founder of this website, www.AutoAccident.com, and Shasta Lake personal injury and car accident lawyer. I legally represent Shasta Lake victims who have been in accidents that left them seriously injured.

We handle the following types of cases:

  • Auto Accidents
  • Truck Accidents
  • Motorcycle Accidents
  • Pedestrian & Bicycle Accidents
  • Boating Accidents
  • Slip and Fall Injuries
  • Dog Bite Injuries
  • Product Liability
  • Traumatic Brain Injuries
  • Wrongful Death
The “Personal” Personal Injury Lawyers

I am often referred to as the “personal” personal injury lawyer, because I empathize, as well as sympathize, with victims who are living with the emotional pain and physical trauma that most people experience after being involved in a catastrophic accident. I understand the landslide of emotions and the worry that comes along with being seriously injured, because I have lived through numerous serious injuries of my own.

Wrongful Death Cases

I am also aware of that overwhelming grief that can take hold of you and practically strangle you when you have lost a loved one to wrongful death. There is a reason it is referred to as “wrongful death.” I am here to help you through all of the difficulties that come with your case on even the most personal levels. 

Serving Shasta Lake’s Seriously Injured Victims

Those of you who live in Shasta Lake are incredibly fortunate! You get to enjoy lake living – the fishing, the swimming, the boating, the jet skiing, and the long list of other fun water sports and lake activities all year long. You would never know that the beauty of a lake was the largest man-made reservoirs in California, because it appears to be there so naturally.

It is not often that I get to make the 170 mile trip from Sacramento to Shasta Lake, but when I do, I definitely enjoy my time and the views when I am there.

Why Would Shasta Lake Accident Victims Drive to Sacramento for a Lawyer?

Certainly, at this point, that question is in the front of your mind. Why would you drive all the way to Sacramento to my office when you can find hundreds of personal injury attorneys between Shasta Lake and Sacramento? Due to the recent downturn in the economy many good injury firms were forced out of Shasta Lake leaving a void for solid legal representation.

I Will Pay For Your Transportation and Overnight Lodging Expense in Sacramento

If I feel you have a good case and we are a good match, I will pay for your transportation costs to come visit me in Sacramento. I will put you up in a hotel overnight so you don’t have to make the long trip to Sacramento and back in the same day. If you are unable to travel due to your injuries, please call me anyway. Let’s go over the details of your case and see what we can do to meet.

I Take All Cases on a Contingency Fee Basis

I take serious injury cases on a contingency fee basis, which means that you do not have to pay me unless and until I win your case.

Let me offer you a few tips to help you choose the right lawyer for your case. After all, choosing the right lawyer is vital if you have serious injuries and want to recover compensation.

Finding the Right Shasta Lake Personal Injury Lawyer

Personal injury lawyers are everywhere. You see their commercials on television and the internet. You may even see personal injury lawyer advertisements on billboards if you drive on highways frequently. They make big promises, but very few are prepared to do everything they need to do to truly win a case.

Many of the personal injury lawyers out there consider settling with the insurance company winning the case. However, if the client is not satisfied with the settlement, was it truly a win?

You may not think that it makes sense to choose me for your attorney, and that is okay. Regardless, here are some important tips to consider when choosing legal representation for your case:

  • Does the attorney have extensive experience in personal injury? Do they only practice personal injury law?
  • Do they have excellent reviews on Avvo, Yelp, Google Plus, Facebook, LinkedIn, and other review and social media platforms? You read reviews on products before buying them. Why wouldn’t you read the reviews before hiring a lawyer?
  • Does the attorney have experience in the courtroom? Are they comfortable with taking a case to trial? Simply asking a potential attorney if they are willing to take a case to court if the insurance company does not want to play fair will give you a good idea of whether or not the lawyer is comfortable with the idea.
  • Do they have high past settlements and verdicts? Feel free to ask potential attorneys about their past settlements and verdicts. They should be proud of their past verdicts and settlements and more than happy to share them with you. (Check out my Past Verdicts and Settlements page to get an idea of what to look for.)
  • Do they have the financial means to take a case to trial?

I made the following YouTube video to help victims of accidents find the right personal injury lawyer:

Meet My Staff & Me

If you want to get to know me on a more personal level, feel free to visit my biography page. You can also read about my incredible staff here. We are like family and we will treat you and your family like family, too.

I am a proud member of the following associations and groups:

I have also written and published thousands of educational articles about personal injury to help people understand their rights. Additionally, I have two published books available for purchase on Amazon.com:

The Ultimate California Auto Injury Handbook and The California Motorcycle Accident Handbook.

Shasta Lake Serious Accident and Personal Injury Attorneys

I’m Ed Smith, a Shasta Lake personal injury attorney. If you or someone you love has been seriously injured in an accident due to no fault of your own, please call me today at (530) 392-9400 or toll-free at (800) 404-5400.

See my impeccable customer reviews on: Yelp, Google Plus, and Avvo.

I am a Million Dollar Advocates forum member.

For a look at my track record see my Past verdicts and settlements page.

Founder of www.autoaccident.com

Shasta Lake FAQs:

Do you know which intersections are the most dangerous in Shasta Lake?

Yes. The following is a list of the most dangerous intersections in Shasta Lake in 2013:

  • Front St & Locust Ave
  • Shasta Park Dr & Linda Lane


Can you recommend a reputable auto repair shop in the Shasta Lake area?

Yes. The following auto repair shops in the Shasta Lake area have good reviews on Yelp:

R & R Auto Truck Repair
2010 Twin View Blvd
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 768-1050

Richard’s Automotive Repair
12345 Lake Blvd
Redding, CA 96003
(530) 243-2994


Can you recommend a reputable chiropractor in the Shasta Lake area?

Yes, the following chiropractor in the Shasta Lake area has good reviews on Yelp:

Shasta Lake Chiropractic Center
421 Shasta Dam Blvd
Redding, CA 96001
(530) 275-1585

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!
    Sincerely, 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. ★★★★★