Wilton Car Accident and Personal Injury Lawyer

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Wilton is a rural town southeast of Elk Grove with a population of 5,765. It lies between California State Route 99 and 16, which gives its residents a sense of peace living in the country while being close to Sacramento and other nearby cities.

While accidents are fewer in this tranquil setting, heading out onto the highway can increase your risk of a collision, causing severe injuries or the death of a loved one. When those accidents are caused by negligence, you can obtain fair compensation for time lost at work, medical expenses, and other costs.

Our legal team at AutoAccident.com proudly represents residents of Wilton who have suffered severe injuries in traumatic accidents. If you have been hurt in an accident caused by someone else's negligence, call our experienced personal injury lawyers at (916) 921-6400 for a free consultation.

Traffic Accident Statistics in Wilton and Sacramento County

According to the California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS):

  • 11,753 traffic accidents in Sacramento County in 2017 caused injuries and deaths.
  • Motorcycles were involved in 500 traffic accidents and bicycles in 570.
  • Minors 15 and younger were involved in 65 bike accidents, which ranked Sacramento County as number one in the state for traffic collision injuries and deaths to children.
  • Pedestrians accounted for 577 fatalities and injuries due to traffic accidents that year.
  • Excess speed and drunk driving were contributing factors to many of these accidents.
  • Speed contributed to 2,960 traffic collisions with injuries and fatalities, while drunk driving caused 1,283 crashes. Out of the number of drunk drivers, 57 were under age 21.
Common Types of Personal Injuries We Handle

Personal injuries can be defined as those that occur due to negligence or an intentional act that would not have happened during normal circumstances. They can occur in:

  • Auto accidents: Injuries and fatalities from a motor vehicle accident commonly include negligence such as drunk or distracted driving, failure to abide by traffic laws, etc.
  • Bicycle accidents: Accidents with motor vehicles or poor road maintenance, lack of signage, and other neglect can occur.
  • Boating accidents can be caused by defective equipment, a negligent boater, or poor maintenance.
  • Livestock accidentsLivestock owners are obligated to keep their horses or cows safe in enclosures to avoid collisions with motor vehicles. If a horse or other animal causes an accident, the owner may be liable for damages.
  • Motorcycle crashes: Motorcycle riders can be injured or killed by a negligent motorist or poorly maintained roads.
  • Pedestrian injuries: Pedestrians are among the least protected, and an accident with a negligent motorist, motorcyclist, or others can cause severe injuries or fatalities.
  • Road defects: Road defects such as missing signs, defective traffic lights, potholes, and other problems can lead to accidents. In these cases, the government entity responsible for the road's upkeep may be liable.
  • Traumatic brain injuries: Traumatic brain injuries can be among the most devastating. Some can require long-term care and result in permanent disability.
  • Truck accidents: Big rigs and other trucks can cause many fatalities and serious injuries when in an accident because of their size and weight.
  • Wrongful deaths: A claim for wrongful death may be filed if a loved one was lost because of negligence by another individual or entity.
How a Wilton Personal Injury Attorney Can Help

A skilled Wilton personal injury lawyer can advise you when another person's negligence or intentional harm caused an accident. An injury attorney can deal with your insurance company or build a strong case for trial to see that you receive the compensation you need to pay for your damages.

The video below provides some great tips on choosing the best Wilton personal injury lawyer for your case.

Contact a Personal Injury Lawyer in Wilton, CA

When you've suffered an accident injury or have lost a loved one, we offer our free and friendly advice. You can reach our experienced Wilton personal injury lawyers at (916) 921-6400 or (800) 404-5400. You can also contact us online. We've helped many Wilton and Northern California residents to get the compensation they need and deserve for many varieties of motor vehicle accidents and traumatic injuries.

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

When you need advice after suffering injuries in an accident, it can be challenging to decide which personal injury lawyer to call. This is why reading our clients' reviews and comments and past cases can be helpful:

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Client Reviews
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"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.
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"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
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"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.
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"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.
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"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.
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"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.