Cartwright - September 27, 2018 - Car Accidents

What factors determine who is at fault in a Car Accident?

When you are involved in a car accident, one of the most important things to do is to determine who is at fault. If you have sustained injuries and damage to your vehicle, you must know exactly who was to blame so that you can properly make a claim to your auto insurance company or […]

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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 - 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 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 - June 27, 2017 - Blog, Car Accidents

San Francisco Car Accident Attorney

San Francisco Car Accident Attorney On May 1st, 2017 multiple news agency reported on horrific auto accidents. According to KRON 4 News the Bay Area was plagued by deadly car crashes over a short period of time. San Francisco, CA is known for its crowded streets and freeways. An article written by sfist lists the Bay Area […]

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Cartwright - December 14, 2016 - Blog, Car Accidents

San Francisco cyclist suffers hit-and-run injuries

Part of the innate danger of driving is the enormous danger that all cars pose to everyone who is vulnerable to the possibility of being struck by several tons of force. Unfortunately, the danger presented by cars and other vehicles has become so normalized in our day-to-day living that it takes a tragedy or near-tragedy […]

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Cartwright - November 30, 2016 - Blog, Car Accidents

Multi-car accident injures many passengers

We often have the tendency to think of driving as one of the implied rights we have as American citizens, with much of our national mythology built around the freedom of the road. How many movies have we seen featuring beautiful people escaping from it all as they speed through the Southwest with the top […]

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Cartwright - November 21, 2016 - Blog, Car Accidents

1 injured, 1 killed as car crashes through building

Car accidents and associated injuries are not merely confined to roadways, as some residents of South San Jose learned firsthand in a tragic accident recently. While it is generally safer to be inside buildings, even this is not always enough to keep people safe when it comes to vehicles weighing a ton or more with […]

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Cartwright - November 4, 2016 - Blog, Car Accidents

California hit-and-run car accident claims three lives

Most everyone knows that leaving the scene of a vehicle crash is not only a deplorable act but it is also illegal. Unfortunately, hit-and-run accidents are far more common than most people realize. Any type of car accident can be a traumatic experience, but when the driver at fault flees the scene of an accident, […]

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Cartwright - October 26, 2016 - Blog, Car Accidents

DUI suspected in fatal California car accident

Losing a family member is an experience that no one wants to face, especially when a loved one is lost through the negligence of someone else. These days on California roadways, drivers are faced with many dangers and threats. The most serious of these threats involve drivers under the influence of drugs or alcohol. Unfortunately, alcohol […]

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Cartwright - October 24, 2016 - Blog, Car Accidents

Police looking for driver in hit-and-run car accident

A possible-hit-and run accident had deadly consequences for one man and also left several others injured. California police are still investigating the car accident and are in the process of searching for the driver believed to have caused the initial collision. However, it is still not clear what vehicle the driver was using before fleeing […]

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