Katrina Coloso - September 15, 2020 - Car Accidents

Tips on How to Avoid Car Accidents

Car accidents are one of the leading causes of injury and death in the United States. In 2019, it is estimated that around 4 million individuals were seriously injured due to car accidents. In the same year, more than 38,000 lost their lives. While these numbers are certainly worrisome, here are some steps you can […]

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Cartwright - September 7, 2020 - Car Accidents

Watch Out for Drunk Drivers Over Labor Day

Holiday weekends like Labor Day are closely associated with an increase in drunk driving, and due to the effects of the pandemic that we have all been living through, this year’s holiday could see an even more significant bump in impaired drivers.     Labor Day is summer’s send-off, and many people celebrate in different […]

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Cartwright - May 4, 2020 - Car Accidents

Seeking Help from the Right Lawyer after a Car Accident

Being involved in a car accident can be one of the most terrifying and challenging experiences, especially when that accident results in a serious injury. If you have been in a car accident and believe that the other driver was at fault, the situation can seem even worse. In this case, it is advisable to […]

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Cartwright - April 7, 2020 - Car Accidents

Reasons Why Intersection Crashes Happen

If it seems like there is an inordinate number of intersection crashes, that’s because there are. Intersections represent the space where traffic moving in all directions comes together in one confined area, and when motorists aren’t exceedingly careful, dangerous accidents can ensue. If you’ve been injured in an intersection crash that was caused by someone […]

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Cartwright - January 20, 2020 - Car Accidents

How Road Rage Causes Injuries

You may not have given much thought to what it is that constitutes road rage, but you likely know road rage when you see it. Driving is an important responsibility, and when we get behind the wheel, we accept that responsibility by agreeing to maneuver our roadways as safely as possible. Drivers who allow rage […]

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Cartwright - December 17, 2019 - Car Accidents

What to do after a Drunk Driving Crash

There is no doubt in anyone’s mind that drunk drivers present dangers on the road, as the danger inherent to getting behind the wheel while under the influence of alcohol is well-established. In fact, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) relays that 28 percent of all traffic fatalities involve impairment. If you’ve been […]

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Cartwright - November 19, 2019 - Car Accidents

Do You Need a Lawyer for an Auto Accident Insurance Claim?

If you have sustained injuries in a motor vehicle collision in or around San Francisco, and the accident was not your fault, you should have an experienced personal injury lawyer representing you when it comes time to file your claim. Insurance companies will do everything they can to try and limit your compensation, but an […]

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Cartwright - November 11, 2019 - Car Accidents

Should You go to the ER after a Car Accident?

If you are involved in a car accident in San Francisco and do not know if you were injured (or how seriously you were injured), you may be anxious to leave the accident scene and opt not to seek emergency medical care. However, you should always seek medical care after a car accident as soon […]

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Cartwright - October 28, 2019 - Car Accidents

Airbags Can Cause Injuries in Crashes

Every year, car manufacturers are developing new technology aimed to make cars safer and protect the people who are driving and riding in them. One of the largest breakthroughs in automobile safety came in the early 1990s when the airbag became a standard safety feature in both cars and light trucks. That said, although airbags […]

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Cartwright - October 22, 2019 - Car Accidents

Accidents During Rainy Weather

Although many people in the San Francisco Bay Area opt for alternative means of transportation, there are still a large number of drivers on the road every day. It is not uncommon to see an accident on the highways or smaller streets of the city. While accidents can happen at any time, the chances of […]

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Cartwright - October 7, 2019 - Car Accidents

What to Do After a Car Crash on the Highway

Being involved in a car accident on the highway can be stressful, but it is necessary to remain calm and attentive. After a car crash, you must take certain steps to make sure that you are safe, that your interests are protected, and that the accident is well-documented. Immediately following a car crash on the […]

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Cartwright - September 17, 2019 - Car Accidents

Teen Drivers Can Cause Tragic Accidents in Santa Rosa

Teenage drivers are some of the most dangerous drivers on our roadways. A recent distressing accident in Santa Rosa confirms this frightening point. A teenage motorist lost control of her vehicle and tragically killed one of her passengers, a 16-year-old girl. The crash happened around midnight when the young driver failed to safely negotiate her […]

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