Cartwright - January 9, 2020 - Swimming pool accidents

Brain Injuries from Drowning

San Francisco is a beautiful city that invites outdoor fun. Unfortunately, dangerous swim accidents can ensue. While you may think of drowning as being a fatal accident, the truth is that drowning refers to taking water into the lungs, from which victims can be successfully rescued. Sometimes, however, drowning victims (or near-drowning victims) suffer serious […]

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Cartwright - January 3, 2020 - Bicycle accident

You Can Suffer Head Injuries Even with a Helmet

San Francisco is a beautiful city –and is especially inviting for bicyclists. If you’re a fan of biking, you know that wearing a helmet is key to bike safety. While wearing a helmet when you’re on your bike is always the best policy, the fact is that you can suffer a serious head injury in […]

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Cartwright - December 26, 2019 - Swimming pool accidents

Swimming Pool Accidents in Hotels

Hotel swimming pools are very inviting when you’re on the road or vacationing away from home – especially if you’re traveling with children. Unfortunately, however, hotel swimming pool accidents happen, and they are often exceedingly dangerous. While hotel pools generally have warning signs posted and may even require you to sign a waiver before your […]

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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 - December 10, 2019 - Slip and fall accidents

Injuries from Falls Down Dangerous Staircases

Slip and fall accidents are dangerous accidents, but when such a fall happens on a staircase, it is more dangerous still. If you’ve ever gone up or down a staircase, you know that the risk factor for falling is built in – the steps themselves can trip you up. When a staircase isn’t properly maintained, […]

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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 - November 8, 2019 - Personal Injury

Medical Treatment for a Concussion

One of the most dangerous and serious injuries that a person can experience is a concussion. As with all brain injuries, one of the most dangerous aspects of a traumatic brain injury (TBI), like a concussion, is that these injuries are somewhat unpredictable. Therefore, recovery time and scope is difficult to determine for sure, and […]

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Cartwright - November 4, 2019 - Personal Injury

Injuries that Can Keep You Out of Work

Accidents happen, but when you’ve been injured due to someone else’s negligence and are unable to work, the situation can become much worse than a typical fender-bender. Regardless of whether you sit at a desk all day or are active and moving around at work, injuries can keep you home for weeks or months while […]

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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 14, 2019 - Truck Accidents

Causes of Commercial Truck Collisions

Even though the drivers of tractor-trailers and big rigs must have a commercial driver’s licenses (CDLs), these drivers can still bring about serious matter vehicle collisions. In many instances, driver error and negligence is the cause of a serious accident. At other times, however, the trucking company or a truck repair facility may be fully […]

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