Car Crash Accidents, Injuries & Wrongful Death

Top Rated Columbia Car Accident Lawyer | Howard County Maryland

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Although car accidents are very common, and injuries from accidents are also common, it can still be an uphill battle for injured people to get the compensation they need from an insurance company.

That’s because insurance companies are profit-making businesses. They don’t want to pay out on policies if they can help it, and they have claims adjusters and lawyers working hard to ensure they pay as little as possible.

That’s why injured people usually get more compensation when they have a lawyer of their own fighting to protect their interests. Talk to our Howard County car accident lawyer, Jonathan Scott Smith, today. Call 410-740-0101 to schedule your initial consultation.

Top Rated Howard County Car Accident Lawyer on Your Side

Personal injury lawyer Jonathan Scott Smith has more than 30 years of experience negotiating with insurance companies after car accidents, truck accidents and motorcycle accidents. When the insurance company won’t budge on its lowball offer, Mr. Smith fights hard for his injured clients in court. He has extensive trial experience and knows what it takes to get successful results. He has achieved some of the highest personal injury verdicts and settlements in his area.

Mr. Smith’s extensive trial experience and track record of successful Past Results has earned him the recognition of his peers and clients:

  • Maryland Super Lawyer.
  • 10.0 Superb” as a litigation attorney by AVVO.
  • AV-Preeminent™*” Peer Rating by Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory.
  • “Client’s Choice Award” by AVVO, based on average client reviews of 5 stars the highest client review possible.

These are the highest ratings possible for legal skill, ethical practice, a lawyer’s years in practice, disciplinary history, professional achievements and industry recognition.

Understanding the Value of Your Case

Experience can really make a difference when you are considering who to hire as your personal injury lawyer. Having handled hundreds of car accident cases, Mr. Smith understands all the factors that go into proving a car accident case. Additionally, he is familiar with the many types of car accidents, including drunk driving accidents.

  • He understands the true cost of serious injuries, not only in terms of medical bills today, but also in terms of lost wages, future medical costs and the effects on your life and family.
  • He has access to medical experts who can help provide a thorough and accurate diagnosis and a clear picture of the long-term effects of the injury. If you have sustained a serious injury ― such as a brain, back or spinal cord injury ― this can be quite beneficial.
  • He understands how to investigate a car or truck accident.
  • He is skilled at negotiating with the insurance companies.
  • He also knows when it’s time to stop negotiating and to fight it out in court.

This level of knowledge ensures that you receive the compensation you need and deserve if you were injured because of someone else’s negligence in a car accident or truck wreck.

Don’t Hurt Your Chances for Financial Recovery

One of the most common mistakes people make is talking with the insurance adjuster before they’ve talked to a lawyer. It’s easy to say the wrong thing and to damage your case before it’s even begun. Contact the Columbia, Maryland, law office of Jonathan Scott Smith as soon as possible after a car crash. Let us handle the insurance company on your behalf. Call 410-740-0101 to schedule a consultation.

Top Rated Maryland Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Lawyer

Attorney Jonathan Scott Smith represents clients in wrongful death cases and personal injury cases involving bodily injuries in auto accidents, truck wrecks, drunk driving wrecks and motorcycle wrecks on the Baltimore Beltway, Washington Beltway, MD 295, Baltimore Washington Parkway, B-W Parkway, I-695, I-495, Interstate 95 in Maryland, I-70, Maryland Route 32, U.S. Route 29, Baltimore National Pike, Route 40, I-83 and serious injury accidents throughout Maryland.

Ellicott City Car Crash Attorney

Lawyer Smith also provides experienced legal representation for clients in Baltimore, Columbia, MD, Clarksville, Sykesville, Fulton, Elkridge, Frederick, Mt. Airy, Ellicott City, Laurel, Westminster, Baltimore County, Anne Arundel County, Carroll County, Prince Georges (Prince George) County, Howard County and Montgomery County, MD.

“Gratitude just doesn’t seem to express the depth of what I feel. I’ve felt like a baby bird that had been hurled from its nest in the midst of a hurricane. I’ve seen you pick me up and protect me. You’ve provided wise counsel and have acted in my best interest, openly and honestly. Thank you for being a person of integrity.”
Denise B. – Ellicott City


Nanny sustained permanent injuries after being rear-ended. Jury returned verdict for $337,717.00.



  • Jonathan Scott Smith 10490 Little Patuxent Parkway, Suite 200 ,Columbia, MD 21044-4960

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