A voice for families who lose loved ones in car crashes

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Each day, families are informed of terrible news regarding the loss of their loved one. However, the emotional pain can be particularly strong if your friend or family member died in an auto accident that never should have occurred. At Abramson Smith Waldsmith, LLP, our law firm understands the various hardships that families who have experienced this may face in San Francisco, and across the whole state of California.

Whether you lose a parent, child, sibling or any other family member in a motor vehicle accident, you may have lifelong emotional pain. Regrettably, this difficult situation can be even more challenging for those who experience financial difficulties after their loved one passes away. For example, a husband or wife may have trouble paying the bills or buying food for their family after their spouse loses his or her life in a car crash. In addition to the loss of income, other financial problems may be caused by funeral costs and medical bills.

From intoxicated drivers who never should have been on the road to speeding and distracted driving, traffic accidents happen for many different reasons. However, negligent and reckless drivers should not get away with their actions, especially if they have caused a victim to pass away or sustain a serious injury. If you are facing any of these burdens, you should explore your options right away.

If you browse over to our motor vehicle accidents page, you can examine more information which is related to fatal car crashes and similar topics.

Jeffrey R. Smith

Jeffrey R. Smith

Managing Partner

Robert B. Waldsmith

Robert J. Waldsmith

Partner, 1999

William B. Smith

William B. Smith

Partner, 1978

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Vehicle Accidents

There are two things to establish in any motor vehicle accident case: the cause of the accident (fault) and the full cost of the injuries and losses. As we prepare your case, we will investigate both of these.


& Serious Injuries

People suffering from a brain injury, spinal cord injury or other severe injury will require extensive medical treatment, rehabilitative therapy and other long-term care.


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Claims related to sports and recreation injuries can be complicated. These cases often include issues involving waivers and the “assumption of risk” defense.


& Spine Injuries

When you or a loved one suffers a traumatic brain injury (TBI), life changes dramatically. Even mild TBIs can lead to years of recovery and rehabilitation.


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The personal injury attorneys at the law firm of Abramson Smith Waldsmith LLP have more than 100 years of combined experience guiding clients through the legal process.

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