Even though drunk driving is strictly against the law in California, many Bay Area drivers continue to make this dangerous decision. In many cases, drunk driving ends in an accident, causing injury or tragic fatalities to other innocent people. Individuals and families feel the loss from a drunk driving crash for years to come. […]read more
We should trust police officers to keep us safe and not use unnecessary violence or cause injuries during an encounter or an arrest. Even though police might suspect you of doing something wrong when they stop you, they do not have the right to use any amount of physical force they choose. The law prohibits […]read more
Bar Liability for Injuries is something important. Bars all across California focus on providing enticing atmospheres by serving their customers alcoholic beverages, but every bar also has an obligation to ensure that they are keeping their premises safe for the customers within bars as well as making sure they do not over-serve patrons who are […]read more
In 2019, a lawsuit was filed against an establishment in Pacific Beach, California, when a 21-year-old woman was violently thrown to the ground by the bouncers. In the same year, a former college athlete filed another lawsuit against the same business after the bouncer “body-slammed him, leaving him with post-traumatic stress disorder and brain damage.” […]read more
Assault and battery are frequently used synonymously but are, in fact, two separate criminal offenses in California, and while people can certainly face criminal charges for these crimes, they could also face civil penalties as well. Any person who suffers injuries because of an assault or battery in California should retain the services of a […]read more
Sexual abuse or sexual assault offenses are incredibly common in California and nationwide, but people need to be aware that offenders in these cases do not have to be convicted of crimes or even face criminal charges for victims to file civil claims. When you are the victim of any kind of sexual abuse in […]read more
Pesticides are toxic products, meaning they can be potentially hazardous to human beings, animals, other organisms, and the environment. Pesticide poisoning is a generally underdiagnosed illness, but the National Institutes of Health (NIH) reports that because synthetic pesticides are often used in agriculture to control harmful pests and prevent crop yield losses or product damage, […]read more
Injuries to the spinal cord are usually among the most devastating types of harm people can suffer because the effects can often be permanent. Any person who sustains a spinal cord injury after an accident caused by another party’s negligence in California will want to work with an experienced San Francisco personal injury lawyer. […]read more
After a traffic accident, it can be difficult to know what to do. This is especially true regarding truck accidents, as protecting your rights as a victim can be challenging and complicated. Always reach out to a truck accident lawyer in the Bay Area for help immediately. Determine liability for rightful compensation Trucking accidents specifically […]read more
Did you know that Only 19 of 397 e-scooter patients who visited an emergency room over a 12-month period were wearing helmets at the time of their accident? Moreover, the stats show that, in 25% of the incidents, surgery was necessary. In addition, about 20% of the riders ended up in the emergency room for […]read more
Dooring is a term that refers to the act of opening the door of a motor vehicle into the path of any other road user. This usually occurs when a vehicle has parked or stopped, and a driver or passenger exits the vehicle. Dooring most commonly results in bicycle accidents, and any person who suffers […]read more
You always want to protect your head from injuries whenever possible. Cyclists, skaters, athletes, construction workers, and others wear helmets for protection, though even a helmet cannot always prevent a head injury due to trauma. Head injuries can require costly treatment in San Francisco and have many effects on various aspects of your life. […]read more
Our successful case results are a reflection of the values and virtues we believe in and uphold at Cartwright Law Firm. Nothing stops us from pursuing justice on behalf of those who need it.
Robert E. Cartwright Jr.
Founder and Managing Partner
Act Now. Get The Justice You Deserve.