Ventura Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer


One of the most innovative ideas Ventura has brought to life is the Ventura Ventures Technology Center, which has not only created companies and jobs for the residents of Ventura but has also brought entrepreneurs into Ventura. With this influx of new people in the area and local residents bustling to their jobs, car accidents are bound to occur.

Sometimes, a motorist's actions or behaviors result in traumatic car accidents. Other times, the lack of action of drivers leads to catastrophic accidents. It does not matter whether the negligence was due to action or inaction when people are injured.

California requires all motorists to carry auto liability insurance if a car accident occurs. When damages and injuries result from a crash, auto insurance policies provide a means for at-fault drivers to pay for the accident's financial impact on other drivers and passengers. While the law requires drivers to maintain auto insurance, motorists still operate vehicles without insurance. You may still have recourse if you have uninsured or underinsured motorist coverage.

Finding an Experienced Ventura Personal Injury Attorney

Finding an experienced Ventura personal injury attorney may cross your mind when you are at your wit's end with everything you are going through. Still, it seems like everywhere you turn, a personal injury attorney is boasting that they are "the best" at what they do. Highways are adorned with billboard advertisements for attorneys, and you hear the jingles on the radio and television.

I always tell people looking for capable and experienced attorneys that they should choose an attorney who has been a personal injury lawyer for several years. The attorney should have decades of experience practicing personal injury law. When an attorney spends years and years practicing a specific area of law, they tend to have the skill and knowledge required to handle cases successfully.

Choosing a Ventura Personal Injury Lawyer

Research law firms online like you would research a product you are considering purchasing or a service you are considering purchasing. Check out Avvo, Google, and Yelp reviews to find out what past clients have said about the attorneys you are researching.

You should also ask about the attorney's settlements and verdicts. If you are not impressed with the Ventura auto accident attorney's past client outcomes, you should move on to the next potential attorney to find the right one for your needs.

The video below explains more about selecting the right personal injury lawyer for your case.

Personal Injury Cases That Our Firm Handles

We handle severe personal injury cases. My clients have suffered life-altering injuries or lost someone they love in a wrongful death accident. We focus on serious injuries but do not limit our cases to auto accidents.

To be sure, we handle cases that involve the following types of accidents:

Furthermore, we routinely handle cases in which victims have suffered the following injuries:

  • Traumatic brain injuries
  • Bone fractures
  • Amputations
  • Burn injuries
  • Back injuries
  • Neck injuries
Ventura Traffic FAQ:

Do you know which intersections in Ventura have the highest number of car accidents?

Yes. The TIMS website shows statistics about specific areas and the accidents in those areas. According to the TIMS website, the following intersections in Ventura experienced the most dangerous accidents in 2013:

  • Santa Clara St & Oak St
  • Harbor Blvd & Monmouth Dr
  • Lemon Grove Ave & Main St
  • South Victoria Ave & Walker St
  • Telephone Rd & Main St
  • Wells Road & S Wells Rd
  • Victoria Ave & Ralston St
  • Main St & W Main St
  • Ventura Ave & Simpson St
  • Wake Forest Ave & Aurora Dr
  • Meta St & Crimea St
  • Main St & Catalina St
  • Main St & Emma Ave
  • South Victoria Ave & Telephone Rd
Ventura Personal Injury Lawyer

Call our law office immediately at (805) 372-0200 or (800) 404-5400 if you have been seriously injured or someone you love has been killed in an accident. We are always ready to give you free and friendly advice. We've assisted Ventura families with their personal injury and wrongful death cases since 1982. See a list of past cases on our verdicts and settlements page.

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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.