Articles Posted in Wrongful Death


Rancho Cordova Child Pedestrian Death 

I’m Ed Smith, a Rancho Cordova Wrongful Death Lawyer. A young girl of 12 years was struck by a vehicle Tuesday, the 13th of June in the morning at 6:45 am in Rancho Cordova, California. She had no pulse when emergency personnel arrived and was pronounced dead from her injuries after being taken to the hospital. The driver of the vehicle did not flee the scene and was questioned by the authorities after the pedestrian death.

What Happened?


Jet Ski Crash Kills Elk Grove Teen

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyer. A Jet ski crash on Lake Camanche that occurred on May 29, 2017 tragically ended the life of an Elk Grove teenager just days after she graduated from high school.

My heart and prayers go out to the friends and family of the young woman who lost her life.


Update: More Information in Rancho Cordova Minor’s Death

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento wrongful death lawyer. The recent death of a young girl in Rancho Cordova has left the residents of Sacramento shocked and saddened. The child died on June 13 at the intersection of Coloma Road and El Manto Drive when she was struck by a car.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family and her friends for this tragic loss.


Child Killed in Winters Crash

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyer. No parent should ever have to bury their child. When a minor dies in an auto accident, this is often a death that could have been prevented. Tragedies, such as these, strike all too often and a recent one occurred just west of Winters with a child killed by a car accident.

The Vehicle was Out of Control

Galt Pedestrian Fatality

Galt Pedestrian Fatality

I’m Ed Smith, a Galt Car Accident Lawyer. Anyone who has gotten behind the wheel of a motor vehicle understands that there are certain circumstances that can increase the chance of an auto accident developing. Factors include the experience of drivers, weather conditions,  safety of the vehicle, and even the design of the road. With another collision happening in Galt, this time resulting in a fatality, people are starting to ask the question why.

A Pedestrian was Involved


Fatal Napa County Rollover Accident

I’m Ed Smith, a Napa Wrongful Death Lawyer. A death occurred as a result of an auto accident off of Highway 121 in Napa County on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

My heart and prayers go out to the family and friends affected by this tragedy.


Sacramento I-80 Truck Accident Kills Lawndale Resident

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento wrongful death lawyer. A West Sacramento truck accident along eastbound I-80 claimed the life of a young woman on June 2. The California Highway Patrol in Woodland is conducting an investigation into the cause for the accident. However, it was reported that the neither drugs nor alcohol seem to have been a factor.

Accident Details


Preserving Life’s Memories With Legacy Therapy

I’m Ed Smith, a Sacramento Wrongful Death Lawyer. A Sacramento hospice chaplain named Connie Johnstone helps patients who are terminally ill by gathering information for a life review using legacy therapy. These cherished memories of a person’s life through this type of therapy are valuable, not only to them but to the family members and friends left behind. However, when a wrongful death takes the life of your loved one, the family is not only grieved by the loss of that person but by the loss of those memories.

Sharing Life Stories

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