Cartwright - September 20, 2018 - Car Accidents

How to Prepare a Compelling Auto Accident Case

Being properly compensated for injuries and property damage following an automobile accident in California can be a challenging legal task, and a novice injured claimant can rarely accomplish the feat without legal assistance. Studies actually show that injured parties who retain a personal injury and auto accident attorney generally receive about three times what a […]

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Cartwright - September 20, 2018 - Personal Injury

Can I change the lawyer I hired?

If you are having second thoughts about that lawyer you hired for your personal injury case, you have options. Under California law, you have the right to the attorney of your choice. If there was a retainer agreement signed and the attorney chose to take your case upon a contingency agreement, you should not have […]

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Cartwright - September 10, 2018 - Employment Law

What do the main Employment Laws cover?

Employment law covers a diverse set of employee rights. In America, employers are prohibited from mistreating employees. Examples of mistreatment include denial of pay or benefits and employment discrimination. When employers subject employees to these types of mistreatment, employees have the right to seek legal counsel, protest the unlawful actions, and, when necessary, file a […]

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Cartwright - August 27, 2018 - Products Liability

When is a Manufacturer Liable for Injury caused by a Defective Product?

All manufacturers are responsible for ensuring any product they distribute to the marketplace is safe and free from unsuspected hazards of use. All products will have a statement of intended use and particular practices to avoid when using the product. Many times the reason for disclaimers actually stems from someone trying to use the product […]

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Cartwright - August 24, 2018 - Blog, Employment Law

If My Employer Doesn’t Pay Me, What Can I Do?

As an employee in the state of California, you are entitled to the salary you work for on a regular basis. Unfortunately, some employers do not feel the need to fairly compensate their employees, and in failing to pay the wages they owe, they are in violation of both state and federal laws. If you […]

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Cartwright - August 20, 2018 - Wrongful Death

How can I prove my loved one died a Wrongful Death?

It’s never easy to deal with the loss of a loved one, but the process becomes even more difficult when the death was caused by someone else’s negligence. Grief is compounded by anger and confusion. Additionally, an untimely death can have far-reaching consequences for your family’s well-being. The deceased may have been the main breadwinner […]

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Cartwright - August 13, 2018 - Car Accidents

What are Contributory and Comparative Negligence?

When a claim for damages in an accident is filed in court, a judge or jury is responsible for determining who caused the accident. The person who was negligent and caused the accident usually pays for damages in the accident but there are several ways negligence can be determined. In many cases, both drivers actually […]

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Cartwright - July 30, 2018 - Blog, Car Accidents

What are the most common causes of Car Accidents in California?

Each year, residents of California are involved in hundreds of thousands of car accidents. In 2014, The Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS) cited over 162,000 vehicle accidents in the state that resulted in injuries. The number of fatalities listed per 100,000 people in California in 2014 was 7.9 according to the SWITRS. Understanding the […]

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Cartwright - July 27, 2018 - Personal Injury

What is the Statutes of Limitations for Personal Injury in California?

In the state of California, with very few exceptions, you have two years from the date an injury was sustained to file a civil lawsuit. It’s a good idea to contact an expert in personal Injury law today so your claim doesn’t miss the deadline. What is the Statutes of Limitations? California sets a time […]

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Cartwright - July 23, 2018 - Blog, Elder Abuse

When and why an Elder Abuse Attorney is necessary

Elder Abuse is something nobody should have to suffer. According to a CNN investigative report on nursing home abuse, in 2017, five elderly patients in California were humiliated, abused, and physically tortured. At least one man was fearful he would lose his life, and there was evidence of what had happened to him: the five […]

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Cartwright - July 16, 2018 - Blog, Car Accidents

Why It’s Important to Seek Legal Assistance Following An Auto Accident

When it comes to auto accidents, California is sadly one of the states that sees more than their fair share. The extensive roadway system that includes many multi-lane highways makes the state residents vulnerable to collisions like in few other states. Car accidents often have devastating results, especially when the cars involved collide at high […]

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Cartwright - July 13, 2018 - Blog, Personal Injury

What Constitutes A “Personal Injury”?

California law considers any harm or injury sustained due to another party’s actions, or failure to act, as a personal injury. If you have sustained such an injury, it’s important to know your legal rights, especially if it’s a very serious injury. Did you know that every ten minutes 3 people die and almost 850 […]

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