cartwrightlaw - December 5, 2022 - Personal Injury, Truck Accidents

Long Hours Lead to Truck Driver Fatigue

Driving a truck is a long-haul job, with trips crossing the United States and, often, time pressure due to perishable cargo. However, these long hours can lead to driver fatigue. Driver fatigue can lead to catastrophic results, which is why the states and the federal government impose strict limits on the consecutive and cumulative hours […]

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What is the Intentional Infliction of Emotional Distress in California?

In California, you can legally claim the intentional infliction of emotional distress (IIED). You could have a case if the defendant’s outrageous conduct causes you emotional distress. The behavior must have been done intentionally or with complete disregard for how it would affect you. These cases usually involve an employer emotionally abusing an employee.  With […]

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Amy Wan - November 17, 2022 - Uncategorized

Wrong Way Driver leaves 2 adults and 3 children dead on Highway 4 Thursday Morning

PITTSBURG, CA – 2 adults and 3 children die in fatal crash early Thursday morning in Contra Costa County near Pittsburg, CA. CHP was alerted to a driver heading the wrong way on Highway 4 around 12:10 am. The driver was in a Hyundai Elantra traveling eastbound in the westbound lanes. The Hyundai driver continued […]

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Amy Wan - November 14, 2022 - Premises Liability, Wrongful Death

Fire in Walnut Creek townhome causes 2 deaths and injures 1

WALNUT CREEK, CA – A fire broke out Monday morning in a Walnut Creek townhome claiming 2 lives, according to the Contra Costa County Fire Department. The two-alarm fire originated at the Countrywood Townhomes. Firefighters arrived on scene about 6:30 a.m. to a two-story townhome at 1721 Countrywood Ct. Upon arrival, 1 of the 3 […]

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Amy Wan - November 9, 2022 - Car Accidents, Wrongful Death

High School Sweethearts leave behind 7-year-old twins in fatal car accident

REDWOOD CITY, CA – Friday November 4, 2022, Grace Spiridon, 42, and Greg Ammen, 44, were involved in a fatal car accident in Redwood City, CA. The couple were driving around with their 7-year-old twins when the accident occurred. Both twins were transported to nearby Stanford Hospital to treat minor injuries. Unfortunately, police report Grace […]

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A bike crash kills former Stanford water polo coach, Dante Dettamanti

PALO ALTO, CA – According to Stanford law enforcement water polo coach Dante Dettamanti died Tuesday after crashing his bicycle on Canada Road. On Tuesday, November 7, 2022, Redwood City CHP office received a call around 4:05 pm. According to CHP spokesman Officer Art Montiel, cyclist collided with a San Mateo County Public Works Department […]

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cartwrightlaw - November 7, 2022 - Uncategorized

What Goes into a Letter of Demand to an Insurance Company?

Someone’s negligence causes some accidents. For example, your car accident could be caused by another driver rear-ending you at a stop sign. You may be entitled to compensation for your losses if you have serious injuries.    To ensure you receive adequate compensation for your damages, it is necessary to send a demand letter to […]

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18-year-old San Jose State Football Player Killed in E-Scooter Crash

On the morning of October 21, 2022, an e-scooter and public bus collision took the life of Camdan McWright, 18-year-old freshman on the San Jose State football team. The incident occurred at 6:51 a.m. at the intersection of Reed and South 10th Street in San Jose, California. Mr. McWright was proceeding southbound on 10th Street […]

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kate - October 27, 2022 - Car Accidents

Driver Under Influence Struck 2 Women, Causing 1 Fatality

Monday morning at approximately 10:50 am on October 25, 2022, it was reported that a driver in the Sunset District near 24th Avenue and Santago Street of San Francisco struck 2 women with his vehicle. Upon arrival of police officials 1 woman was pronounced dead at the scene while the other was transported to the […]

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kate - October 19, 2022 - Truck Accidents, Uncategorized

12 Common Factors of Trucking Accidents in Santa Rosa

Trucking accidents are more common than you might think. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, there are more than 1 million commercial vehicle accidents each year, resulting in approximately 28,000 fatalities and 100 million injuries. These numbers are staggering when you consider that only about 2% of these accidents were due to driver error […]

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cartwrightlaw - October 14, 2022 - Bus Accidents, Personal Injury, Uncategorized

San Francisco MUNI Accidents

The San Francisco Municipal Railway, known informally as MUNI, is San Francisco city and county’s public transportation system. MUNI currently controls a total of 17 trolley bus lines, 54 bus lines, and seven light rail lines. The various MUNI vehicles run in the city’s subway tube, above ground, on two streetcar lines, and on three […]

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cartwrightlaw - October 10, 2022 - Dog Bite, Personal Injury

What If My Dog Bites A Trespasser?

If you are a homeowner with a dog, you understand your responsibility if your dog bites someone. Even if your dog bites someone inside our outside your home, you can be sued in court. The American Veterinary Medical Association (AMVA) reports that more than 4.5 million people have been bitten by dogs each year in […]

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