Biographical Information

Edward A. Smith, originator of AutoAccident.com, has been awarded a ‘superb’ or ‘perfect’ rating of 10.0 by Avvo, a company dedicated in providing consumers with an unbiased rating of attorneys throughout the United States. Such a rating aptly demonstrates the loyalty and personal dedication Ed gives to his clients since 1982. Besides Avvo, Ed has obtained multiple 5 star reviews on Yelp, Google+  and Facebook.

Mr. Smith has published several books in order to help the general public understand their legal rights while entering the insurance and legal world. Readers can find two of these books on Amazon.com, The Ultimate California Auto Accident Handbook and California Motorcycle Accident Handbook, each are highly rated and available in paperback and Kindle format. With his earnest desire to help educate people, Ed has also been a frequent guest on radio and TV in California.

In addition, Mr. Smith is proud to be a member of Million Dollar Forum, an association of National personal injury lawyers who have multiple Million Dollar Verdicts and settlements. Why do we mention these? We believe all prospective clients should know the track record of personal injury lawyers that will represent them. To aid them in their search we have lists some of our verdicts and settlements on this site.

Ed was born and raised in New York native. He found himself settling in Sacramento following his discharge from the U.S. Air Force after serving in An Airborne flight unit from 1969- 1970. He attended UC Davis graduating Summa Cum Laude and then graduated from McGeorge School of Law. After graduation in 1982, he founded his own law firm that exclusively handles personal injury and wrongful death cases.

Mr. Smith is also a member of the State Bar of California, Consumer Attorney’s of California, Sacramento County Bar Association, Capital City Trial Lawyers Association, and the American Trial Lawyers Association.
Law Offices of Edward A. Smith has won a wide variety of challenging personal injury cases, which include car accidents, motorcycle accidents, pedestrian accidents, livestock collisions, wrongful death cases, trucking accident cases, bus accidents, construction site accidents, dangerous roadway conditions accidents, dog attacks and accidents involving water crafts. Our office also specializes in complex surgical injuries, brain injury and RSD cases.

When not engaged in law, you will find Ed hiking in the mountains of Tahoe, snorkeling in Fiji or Playa Del Carma or reading a great book over a glass of wine. He also loves music, especially rock, blues and electronica.

The Law Offices of Edward A. Smith is located at 1900 Point West Way, Suite 200, Sacramento, CA 95825. The phone number is (916) 921-6400 or the toll-free number is 800-404-5400. Or write to us here.
We have an open door policy. That means anyone can stop in anytime for a cup of coffee and a chat. Come on down.

Verdicts & Settlements

Click here: https://www.autoaccident.com/verdicts-and-settlements.html to see a sampling of some of the results I have obtained for my clients. I’d like the opportunity to try and do the same for you. Look over the results – and when you’re ready to tell me what happened to you or your family member, call me at 916-921-6400. There is no cost to you for this call. I’ll answer your questions, and ask you a few questions as well. And if I can help, I will.