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Willits Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer

Willits Car AccidentsWillits is a small town of just under 4,900 people, and it's a quiet place where you can enjoy a slower pace of life but still be close to larger areas where there's much more to do. There aren't that many accidents and serious injuries happening in Willits, but when they do occur, they're devastating for the people they affect. Just a few square miles make up the entire town, and the shopping, restaurants, and green spaces all give the residents and tourists places to gather and things to enjoy. But along with that comes the risk of driving to and from those places and experiencing life in them, and that can mean car accidents and other injuries.

I Am Happy and Proud to Serve Willits and Mendocino County

Hi there. I'm Ed Smith, a Willits personal injury lawyer and the founder of Together with my law firm team, I represent people who have been significantly injured in accidents. If that's you, or a loved one, reaching out to an attorney could be necessary to receive appropriate compensation for your injuries. I may be able to help you. We handle a lot of different types of accidents, such as:

You Need a Personal Injury Lawyer Who's Truly Personable

You aren't alone in experiencing major injuries from a car accident. It happens to many people, unfortunately. It even happened to me, and I know how difficult and time-consuming the recovery can be. Recovering from a serious injury is not just about the physical issues, either. It's about the mental, emotional, and financial areas of life that can also end up in turmoil. Based on my experience, I have a strong understanding of what's needed to recover and what clients face throughout the process.

I treat my staff and my clients like my family, and I use an approach that's much more holistic than you can expect to see from another Willits car accident lawyer. Why? Because I know that compassion and kindness are a big part of the process when anyone is recovering from a serious injury. I make sure the team at my law office makes that a focus every day, with each client. Experiencing kindness in the process of recovery can make a big difference for anyone who has been badly injured.

I Will Advocate for You in Your Wrongful Death Case

Losing a loved one in an accident or to a fatal injury can be painful in a way that words can't really describe. The people left behind can feel like they're overwhelmed with daily activities and other needs. Additionally, they need to look toward damage recovery, arrangements for the funeral, and much more. That puts a lot of stress on a person, and as your Willits personal injury attorney, I want to help reduce your stress during a difficult time.

I am here to help in your situation, and you will have a Willits auto accident attorney who is on your side. You can trust my team and me to help you through the financial recovery process. By taking the stress off of that part of the process, you can focus your efforts on other recovery areas. That way you will be less overwhelmed and can move toward taking good care of yourself and the others who need you during a difficult time.

Should You Really Choose a Sacramento-based Lawyer?

Yes, it's true. I live and work in Sacramento. So why would you hire me when you're in Willits? It's simple. You want to hire an attorney who will provide you the quality and value you're looking for and expect to meet the needs of your case. Attorneys tend to locate their practices in large cities because it's easier for them to grow those businesses there.

Additionally, I am careful about the cases I take. My location lets me specialize, and I can help more people more easily. Call me if you have trouble traveling due to your injuries or other obligations. We can figure out a way and a place to meet that works for you.

I Can Take Your Case on Contingency

With serious injuries comes the requirement for strong legal protection and representation. That gives you the best chance of financial recovery. But coming up with the money for that kind of representation may be difficult. I operate on contingency so you won't pay me anything unless your case is successfully resolved. That includes up-front fees.

The Right Attorney Should be Handling Your Case

You always see attorneys advertising what they do and what they can offer you. They make big promises about big payouts. Unfortunately, it's not difficult to claim a high success rate by settling cases for less than their clients really deserve. They still "won" the case, so they use it to inflate their numbers. I don't do that. My cases aren't considered successes unless I recover enough for my clients to move forward emotionally, physically, and financially.

So, should you hire me to handle your case? You're the only one who can decide that. Before you do, make sure you know what to look for in a quality attorney. Whether you choose to reach out to me or someone else, here's what you should be considering when selecting a Willits personal injury lawyer.

  • Know That Experience Matters - Personal injury law is a complicated area, and you want to choose an attorney who has experience with the kind of case you have. Without that, and without the ability to properly argue court cases, an attorney may not be right when it comes to giving you the level of help you're looking for.
  • Settlements and Verdicts Can Tell You a Lot - Attorneys will often post their verdicts and settlements on their website, so people who are thinking about hiring them can see what they've done for others. If you don't find that on the site of an attorney you're considering, don't be afraid to ask for that information.
  • Read Reviews About Attorneys - By reading reviews from other people, you can more easily decide if a particular attorney is going to be right for your needs and your case. Not every review is going to be completely accurate, but you can see a pattern pretty easily when it comes to what clients are saying about an attorney.
  • Your Attorney Should Be Properly Established - Any attorney you select needs to be established because they will need to have the financial ability to take on bigger and more serious cases. Pursuing a case costs a lot of money, and if that case goes to trial, it can cost even more. An attorney without proper resources can't correctly help you with a severe personal injury or car accident case.

For more tips on how to choose the best personal injury lawyer for your case, watch the YouTube video below:

Willits Personal Injury Lawyer

I’m Ed Smith, a Willits car accident lawyer. If you or someone you love has been injured, or if you've lost a loved one to a car accident or a serious personal injury, give me a call at (800) 404-5400 or (707) 564-1900. I am here to provide you with advice that is friendly and free.

I have been working with clients in Willits and throughout Mendocino county since 1982. I take on only the most serious personal injury and wrongful death cases, and by looking at my Settlements and Verdicts page, you can see how I've helped other people like you in the past.

We are members of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum and the National Association of Distinguished Counsel.

See our client reviews on Avvo, Yelp, Google.

Photo by Benjamin Svobodny from Pexels

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Editor’s Note: This page has been updated for accuracy and relevancy [cha 9.11.20]

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.