Cartwright - October 30, 2018 - Personal Injury

How to prove Negligence in a Personal Injury Case

Every year, thousands of Californians are injured in accidents caused by the negligence of someone else. Many of these people end up pursuing a personal injury or negligence claim. There exist four different elements that must be demonstrated to prove negligence in a personal injury case, according to the Cornell University School of Law. These […]

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Cartwright - October 23, 2018 - Personal Injury

How long will it take to settle my Personal Injury Claim?

If you have experienced an injury as a result of someone else’s negligence, you may be facing costly medical bills, lost wages, and prescription costs. If you have hired an attorney to pursue your personal injury claim, you may be wondering how long it will take for the case to settle. The answer depends on […]

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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 - 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 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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Cartwright - July 10, 2018 - Blog, Personal Injury

How Can I Ensure That I Receive Maximum Compensation for My Injury?

If you’re seriously injured and proceed with a personal injury lawsuit, there are certain things in your control and things that are not. Plaintiffs can take action to maximize the potential compensation they could receive from a personal injury case. The attorneys here at The  Cartwright Law Firm are ready to help you with your […]

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Cartwright - February 27, 2017 - Personal Injury

Important Things to Share with Your Personal Injury Attorney in San Francisco

If you have been involved in an accident and you require the services of a personal injury lawyer in San Francisco, it is important to understand the details you should provide in order to increase the chances of winning. Many people are wary of providing such information yet it is crucial in helping to strategize […]

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Cartwright - October 3, 2016 - Blog, Personal Injury

Chipotle hands over free burritos in personal injury settlement

Chipotle, the so-called fast casual chain, recently reached a settlement with a food poisoning victim. The nationwide outbreak of foodborne illness affected hundreds of people and put many people in California off the idea of eating at the popular restaurant. However, the recent personal injury settlement included something that might surprise most — coupons for […]

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Cartwright - July 3, 2016 - Blog, Personal Injury

Personal injury compensation still possible after hit-and-run

A hit-and-run accident has California police searching for the driver who sent one woman to the hospital. The victim — a wheelchair-bound woman — was hospitalized after the auto-pedestrian wreck left her with severe injuries. Despite what many people believe, it is still possible for victims of hit-and-run accidents to recover compensation for a personal […]

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Cartwright - April 20, 2016 - Blog, Personal Injury

NHTSA pairing with other agencies to fight distracted driving

A couple of weeks ago, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration made an announcement that it was pairing with numerous other agencies and organizations to combat distracted driving. According to the announcement, 3,179 people were killed in 2014 as a result of distracted driving accidents in the U.S. Another 431,000 people suffered injuries that year […]

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Cartwright - December 23, 2015 - Blog, Personal Injury

Truckers share their safe driving tips for this holiday

When it comes to good driving, just about everyone thinks they are an expert. But almost anyone can make a mistake while on the roads, including during the beloved holiday season. Still, it is important to discuss some safety tips to avoid getting injured in an accident over the course of the next week.  In […]

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Cartwright - June 23, 2015 - Blog, Personal Injury

Dreaming of California this summer? Not while driving, please! p2

We are picking up where last week’s post left off, talking about risks that California drivers face during the summer months. Summer presents its own set of challenges to drivers, even drivers who are sober and paying attention to the road. Some of them we have control over, but some of them we just have […]

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