Car Crashes

San Francisco Personal Injury Attorneys With The Skill And Experience To Get Results

Car accidents occur every day on the streets and highways around San Francisco. Whether the car accident was the result of a driver talking on the cellphone, speeding or reckless driving, a defective car part, or a hazardous roadway, the injuries and death motor vehicle accidents can cause are the same.

Car Accident Lawyers To Hold Reckless Drivers Accountable

At the San Francisco personal injury law office of Abraham Smith & Waldsmith, LLP, our car accident attorneys have a long history of obtaining substantial, successful results for clients who suffered brain or other serious injuries and families whose loved one died in a fatal accident. We have the experience, the skill and the resources to effectively investigate and prove your claim.

If you or a loved one has been involved in a car accident in California, contact the San Francisco personal injury firm of to discuss your case. We can help you pursue fair and full compensation.

When Negligent Or Reckless Driving Leads To A Car Crash

Most car accidents are caused by negligent operation of a vehicle. Was the driver speeding? Was he or she talking on the cellphone and therefore was too distracted to pay attention? Did he or she sideswipe another car because he or she failed to check the lane before moving into it? Did he or she make a sudden left turn in front of an oncoming vehicle?

A thorough investigation of a car accident claim includes talking with witnesses and reviewing evidence at the scene to determine how and why the crash occurred.

If We Take Your Case, We Put All Our Resources Behind You

Some car crashes have more complicated causes — or more than one cause. These require more sophisticated investigation. When it’s needed to prove our case, we work with experienced accident investigators and accident reconstructionists.

  • Is there a history of accidents at this particular location? The roadway itself may be dangerously designed or poorly maintained, for which the state of California or a local municipality may be responsible.
  • Did bad vehicle design cause an SUV rollover or defective tires on a semi cause the collision? Did a defective car part lead to more serious injuries AFTER the car accident occurred, such as a gas fire, an air bag explosion, a seat back collapse or a seat belt failure? We work with leading experts in engineering and design to identify manufacturing errors so we can pursue a products liability claim on your behalf.

Throughout your car accident case you will find that you receive the full attention of your attorney and the experts and resources needed to prove your case. We stand fully behind every case we handle.

If you or a loved one has suffered a serious injury — traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries, burns — as a result of a car accident, we encourage you to contact a car accident lawyer at Abraham Smith & Waldsmith, LLP. The sooner you seek competent legal representation, the better your chances for a positive outcome.

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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