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Cartwright, Scruggs, Fulton & Walther

The central coast’s largest, most experienced personal injury law firm

The law firm of Cartwright, Scruggs, Fulton & Walther is a professional, full-service law firm comprised of experienced personal injury lawyers in Santa Cruz, California who provide legal representation for clients in Santa Cruz County, Monterey County, and throughout all of Northern California.

David Fulton, Harold Cartwright PI Attorneys in Santa CruzWe have more experience and resources than any other personal injury law firm in Santa Cruz County, and our highly acclaimed trial attorneys have obtained numerous large verdicts. Because of our history of success, other attorneys regularly turn to our firm for advice or assistance in handling large and difficult cases.

We’re “Pre-Eminent”

In addition, the firm has received the highest rating possible, “AV” by Martindale-Hubbell, a national company that through research and surveys ranks law firms across the country. The AV rating is only given to the most exceptional law firms — those that are “pre-eminent” in their field.

Our objective is to maximize recovery for you

At Cartwright, Scruggs, Fulton & Walther our main objective is to maximize the recovery in our clients’ litigation cases. We believe the difference between getting an expedient settlement and a just award comes down to an attorney’s determination, spirit and commitment. Settling a personal injury case too low can stem from a lack of preparation or lack of will. Getting justice demands both solid case preparation and the will to insist on a just result. The results listed in the “Success Stories” page of this website speak to our determination to getting just results for our clients.

Whether you have been injured in an accident or have lost a loved one due to the negligence of another, you are entitled for compensation for your losses, and the lawyers at CSF&W are ready to help.

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CSF&W gives back to the community

An important part of our law firm’s philosophy is giving back to the community. All of the members of the firm have volunteered time to the “Elementary Law Program” which gives fifth grade classes throughout Santa Cruz County the opportunity to conduct a trial at the Santa Cruz County Court House through the mentoring of a volunteer lawyer.

In addition, each attorney has volunteered their time extensively, including being on the boards of numerous nonprofit organizations, such as Big Brothers/Big Sisters, Santa Cruz County Community Foundation, Survivors Healing Center, various Little Leagues throughout the county, high school mock trial programs, and numerous other community organizations.

Request a free consultation

If you have a legal matter or factual situation you wish to discuss with an attorney, we encourage you to contact our firm. Our attorneys can evaluate your claim at no cost, and will charge no attorneys’ fees unless we recover damages for your losses.

We work on a contingency basis. If there is no recovery, there is NO FEE. Call for FREE consultation today!
  • $8.9 Million

    Elder Abuse

    A nursing home is held accountable for wrongful death

  • $2.85 million

    Product Liability

    Taser International held accountable for brain damage

  • $4.5 million

    Wrongful Death

    Train conductor held liable for texting

  • $5 million

    Car Accident

    DUI renders 18 year old quadriplegic

  • $3.5 million

    Brain Injury

    Landlord held responsible for carbon monoxide poisoning

  • $1.5 million

    Pedestrian Accident

    School teacher hit by car and suffered brain injury

  • $1.12 Million

    Child Sexual Abuse

    A retired fireman is held accountable

  • $1.1 Million

    Bicycle Accident

    23 year old’s bicycle collided with truck in intersection

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