641 Fulton Avenue, Suite 200
Sacramento, CA 95825
The Smith Zitano Law Firm represents people who have been seriously injured by the carelessness, negligence or wrongdoing of other people or corporations. The firm also represents individuals who have suffered discrimination at work because of physical disabilities, race, ethnic background, gender or orientation.
Attorneys David Smith and Elisa Zitano have decades of experience fighting to obtain fair compensation for those who have suffered injury, harm or the death of a family member.
The Smith Zitano Law Firm is committed to giving clients personal service. Each case is handled by attorneys David Smith and Elisa Zitano, who are genuinely interested in their clients as people. They understand the critical importance of each case in the lives of each client.
The attorneys of Smith Zitano Law Firm have achieved exceptional trial verdicts, arbitration awards, and settlements in serious injury and wrongful death cases in federal and state courts.
Anesthesiology negligence in delayed recognition of adverse reaction to anesthetic medications during rotator cuff repair in 39-year-old male who sustained profound hypoxic brain injury.
Traumatic Brain Injury with permanent neurological deficit and serious orthopedic injuries sustained by 26-year-old male operating his motorcycle in a cautious manner, who was broadsided by a pizza delivery person who ran a red light.
Birth injury/cerebral palsy, arrested labor during delivery of twins, negligent failure to perform Caesarean section for 2nd twin
Anesthesiology negligence /failure to diagnose succinocholine deficiency in 19-year-old male, resulting profound hypoxic brain injury
Mesothelioma/Death of 63-year-old male exposed to asbestos in grinding wheels used to sharpen carbide tipped cutting tools while working as a machinist 30 years prior to death
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) due to negligent delay in diagnosis and treatment of diabetes resulting in diabetic coma of 78-year-old male
Intracranial Blood Clot, and Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) cause by negligent failure to monitor INR blood test results and modify Coumadin levels following mechanical heart valve placement for 54-year-old female, resulting in total permanent disability
Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) sustained by 60-year-old female pedestrian struck by vehicle in a cross walk, resulting in severe skull fracture
Spinal cord injury, partial paralysis of 46-year-old male injured in fork lift accident caused by negligent inspection and maintenance by equipment rental company
Hypoxic Brain Injury due to negligent intubation of auto accident victim by EMTs during helicopter transport to hospital, resulting in profound brain injury to 55-year-old male
Negligent delay in diagnosis and treatment of testicular cancer in 36-year-old male
Wrongful Death due to negligent delay in diagnosis and treatment of bladder cancer in 50-year-old male commercial real estate broker
Wrong level spine surgery upon 37-year-old male by neurosurgeon who negligently failed to check x-rays intra-operatively to confirm proper incision level, resulting in significant neurological injury and total disability for life
Wrongful death of 49-year-old male due to negligent delay in diagnosis of metastatic colon cancer
Failure to Diagnose Pulmonary Embolus/ Wrongful Death of 55-year-old male long haul truck driver
Failure to diagnose and treat compartment syndrome in 52-year-old male following arthroscopic knee surgery, resulting in profound neurological impairment
Delay in Diagnosis of Melanoma, 59-year-old male, 6-month delay in diagnosis due to negligent interpretation of biopsy specimen by pathologist
Attorneys David Smith and Elisa Zitano offer clients over sixty years of combined experience having successfully litigated serious personal injury and wrongful death cases in the Sacramento community, throughout California, and across the country. Past cases include catastrophic motor vehicle accidents, medical malpractice, medication errors, and spinal cord and traumatic brain injuries. In every case, their goal is to help injured people and families achieve justice, and receive fair compensation through the legal system.
David Smith and Elisa Zitano offer a wealth of experience which results in direct benefits to their clients: