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Columbia, Missouri Personal Injury Lawyer

Whether you work, attend school, or maintain a home, being injured due to the careless actions of another person could have a significant impact on your life. There may be activities in which you can no longer participate or duties that you can no longer perform due to your injuries, and it is not uncommon for medical bills to pile up after an unexpected accident.

You should not have to bear the financial burden of an injury that occurred by no fault of your own. With the aid of a Columbia personal injury lawyer, you may be able to recover fair compensation for your accident-related injuries. It can take time to build a case, so speak to an experienced personal injury attorney today to get started.

About AW Smith Law Firm

The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C., has a well-earned reputation for successfully representing people who were injured by someone else’s negligence, carelessness or wrongful conduct, and the families of those wrongfully killed.

AW Smith and his team have obtained over $75 million in verdicts and settlements for clients, including multi-million dollar verdicts in cases involving all kinds of serious injuries. The firm has also forfeited over $1 million in attorney’s fees, to represent many of our clients for free or on a pro bono basis.

The AW Smith Law Firm has decades of experience investigating, litigating and winning cases, where our clients and their families have suffered a serious injury or wrongful death by the thoughtless or negligent acts of another. Our personal injury attorneys handle and win cases throughout the state of Missouri.
Call today to schedule your no-cost case evaluation.

Our Practice Areas
The following are some of the cases our experienced Columbia personal injury lawyers help with. To learn more or discuss the specifics of your case, call and schedule a consultation today.
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Types of Cases

Various types of accidents can give rise to a personal injury claim in Columbia. These could include:

  • Automobile and tractor-trailer collisions
  • Trip and fall accidents
  • Animal bites
  • Occupational injury
  • Hazardous drugs and products
  • Medical error
  • Severe injury accidents
  • Wrongful or preventable deaths

Although the context of the claim may vary, whenever a negligent person or company breaches a duty that they owed and causes injuries, there may be grounds for a personal injury claim.

Filing an Accident Claim

It is important to identify the parties who may be held liable for damages following an accident. In some cases, multiple people, companies, parties, or entities could be liable for the damages. A diligent personal injury attorney in Columbia could provide assistance with identifying liable parties and working to hold them accountable in court.

“The Choice of a Lawyer Is An Important Decision and Should Not Be Based Solely Upon Advertisements. Past Results Afford No Guarantee of Future Results. Every Case is Different And Must Be Judged On Its Own Merits. Past Results are Good Indicators for the Types of Cases a Law Firm has Handled Through Conclusion.”

We serve the following localities:
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Our Case Results

Recovered Over $75 Million in Verdicts and Settlements for Clients

Has Forfeited Over $1 million in Attorney’s Fees to Serve Clients Pro-Bono.

  • $4 Million
    Motorcycle Accident
  • $1.51 Billion
    Class Action
  • $35 Million
    Car Accident
  • $14.6 Million
    Public Transportation
  • $5 Million
    Wrongful Death
  • $4.75 Million
    Birth Injury
  • $4.2 Million
    Premises Liability
  • $4 Million
    Motorcycle Accident
  • $3 Million
    Car Accident
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A. W. Smith

Columbia, MO
A.W. Smith represents victims injured by automobile collisions and a variety of other cases including semi-truck accidents and medical malpractice cases. Many of these cases have included brain injuries. A.W Smith obtained one of the largest medical malpractice verdicts on record in Kansas for the wife and children of a man killed during a medical procedure.

Contacting a Columbia Personal Injury Lawyer

It may be important to speak to an attorney as soon as possible following an accident, as delays can be detrimental to a claim. Since there is a firm filing deadline in Columbia, failure to file a lawsuit within the statute of limitations could render you ineligible to recover compensation.

If you have or a loved one were injured due to the negligence of a person or company, let a Columbia personal injury lawyer help you seek compensation. Call today to get started on your case.

When the thoughtless or negligent acts of another injuries you or someone you love, let the AW Smith Law Firm represent you. Many times we are able to get you the fair settlement you deserve through negotiations that occur before trial. When the insurance companies are not being fair, we’ll take your case up in front of a judge and jury trial, to fight for the justice and compensation you deserve.

It’s important to know that we work on your case with you, every step of the way. We stay in regular communications with each of our clients. Each of our clients usually have 2-4 of our team members working on their case. You will always be able to get in touch with us when questions arise.

The AW Smith Law Firm is a professional firm that is focused on getting you the justice and compensation you and your family deserve when you have suffered a serious injury or wrongful death. We have recovered millions for our clients. We also have forfeited well over $1 million in attorney’s fees to serve clients pro-bono. Giving back to clients, their families and our communities will always be a high priority for us at The AW Smith Law Firm.

Serious accidents can happen to good people. When they do, call The AW Smith Law Firm or contact us through our website.


Access to a Higher Education Scholarship

At The A.W. Smith Law Firm, P.C. we believe that every student should have the opportunity to seek higher education. This is why this year, we are proud to announce the Access to Higher Education Scholarship! We will award $1,000 to a student who can best describe and address the obstacles that prevent individuals from moving forward with their academic careers. Visit our scholarship page for more information about this scholarship opportunity!

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