Category Archives: Chula Vista

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What Is Wrongful Death?

A wrongful death claim is a civil lawsuit made after someone dies as a result of the negligence of another person or organization. In California, wrongful death claims can be made by a deceased person’s spouse, domestic partner, parents, children of deceased siblings, grandparents or anyone financially dependent on the deceased person. It is important to note that wrongful death does not occur in the same circumstances as homicide; think of it more as an extreme personal injury case. Newly-released information about the recent debacle between the Chula Vista Fire Department (CVFD) and the California Highway Patrol (CHP) revealed that an incident involving the two departments had the potential to result in a wrongful death. A Ford Mustang flipped over on I-805, and the CVFD responded first to the scene. The fire truck was parked to protect emergency crews and accident victims from oncoming traffic. Then, a CHP officer arrived…
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Vehicle Ripped In Half In Chula Vista Car Accident

The holiday period after Christmas until New Years Eve is a dangerous time to be on the road as there is a much higher risk of sharing the road with a drunk driver. For example, a teenager, believed to be under the influence of alcohol, collided with a light pole which ripped his vehicle in half, according to a report by NBC San Diego. The 17-year-old was driving east on San Miguel Ranch Road near State Route 125 around 1 a.m. on December 28 in his Honda S2000. The young driver then lost control of his vehicle and crashed into a light pole. The pole collided with the car just behind the seats and bisected the vehicle. The front half of the vehicle went over the edge of the overpass and landed upside down on State Route 125, and the back half remained on San Miguel Ranch Road. Amazingly, the…
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Cars Crash Into Homes In Unrelated San Diego Car Accidents

According to Local 10 and NBC Local San Diego, in two separate and unrelated incidents, cars crashed into San Diego homes. First, around 4 p.m. on Tuesday, December 17, a 20-year-old motorist was driving along Eagle Valley Drive in Chula Vista. When the driver reached the 2400 block, he lost control of his car and swerved into a two-story home. The impact dented the driver’s doors such that the driver was trapped inside the automobile. Chula Vista Fire Department arrived on the scene soon after the accident and freed the driver. Thankfully, no one was present in the house at the time of the accident, but the crash still destroyed a wall and the room behind it. The Chula Vista neighborhood often has many families walking about on the sidewalks, and the driver’s parents stated that despite the destruction they were grateful that no one was walking around at the…
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