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Matthew Alton Cartwright

Matthew Cartwright’s Legal Cases

12 total


  • Medical Malpractice

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Apr 19, 2010
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for victim's family
    Description:
    Emergency department failed to diagnose an esophageal perforation, resulting in patient's death from sepsis
  • Medical Malpractice

    Practice Area:
    Medical malpractice
    Date:
    Apr 30, 2007
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for mother
    Description:
    30 Year-old single mother misdiagnosed as having cancer, erroneousely treated for 7 months with chemotherapy
  • Lender Liability

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for small business owners
    Description:
    Commercial lender made implied (oral) promise of loan to small business, and then failed to deliver the entire loan proceeds. Small business then failed.
  • Pollution of Groundwater

    Practice Area:
    Environmental and natural resources
    Outcome:
    Jury verdict for homeowners
    Description:
    Leaking Underground Storage Tank caused MTBE and other petroleum compounds to contaminate neighborhood groundwater
  • Auditing Malpractice

    Practice Area:
    Business
    Date:
    Mar 17, 2004
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement
    Description:
    Lawrence Insurance Group v. KPMG Peat Marwick, LLP, 5 A.D.3d 918, 773 N.Y.S.2d 164 (3 Dept. 2004), affirming ruling for the plaintiff and allowing case to move to trial.
  • Motor vehicle collision

    Practice Area:
    Personal injury
    Date:
    Jan 04, 2008
    Outcome:
    Excess jury verdict for man, affirmed on appeal
    Description:
    Novitski v. Rusak, 941 A.2d 43 (Pa. Super. 2008)(herniated cervical disc from head-on collision; 57 year old man did not lose work from his management (desk) job but had an inability to engage in his hobbies and after-work activities)
  • Interstate Trucking Collision

    Practice Area:
    Trucking accident
    Date:
    Jan 15, 2008
    Outcome:
    Settlement for victim
    Description:
    Namey v. Malcolm and Billy Love Trucking, 534 F.Supp.2d 494 (M.D. Pa. 2008)(allowing case to proceed in state court)
  • Interstate Trucking Collision

    Practice Area:
    Trucking accident
    Date:
    Jul 01, 2008
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement
    Description:
    Ogin v. Ahmed and Werner Enterprises, Inc., 563 F.Supp.2d 539 (M.D. Pa. 2008)(granting sanctions for records spoliation by defendant)
  • Interstate Trucking Collision

    Practice Area:
    Trucking accident
    Date:
    Mar 31, 2009
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement
    Description:
    Burke v. TransAm Trucking, Inc., 605 F.Supp.2d 647 (M.D.Pa. 2009)(allowing punitive damages case to go forward)
  • Interstate Trucking Collision

    Practice Area:
    Trucking accident
    Date:
    Jun 23, 2005
    Outcome:
    Confidential settlement
    Description:
    Came v. Micou and Decker Transport Co., 2005 WL 1500978 (M.D.Pa. 6/23/2005)(allowing punitive damages case to go forward)