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Accidents in Poway involving cars, trucks, motorcycles, pedestrians with special emphasis on bike crashes.

Can A Government Agency Be Liable For Wrongful Death?

Wrongful death claims are usually made by a victim’s family after someone dies as a result of an organization’s negligence. For instance, if a car manufacturer carelessly produced an automobile with faulty brakes, the families of those who died behind the wheel would file wrongful death claims against the manufacturer. Government agencies are not exempt from wrongful death claims. According to UT San Diego, a wrongful death claim has recently been made against the Poway Fire Department for the death of a 19-year-old woman back in June of 2013. The victim was the passenger of a Honda Accord heading south on Midland Road around 4 a.m. on June 20. The driver of the Honda ran the red light at the intersection of Poway Road. At the same time, a fire truck responding to an emergency was driving east on Poway Road when it collided with the Honda, killing the 19-year-old…
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Injured in Poway? Our San Diego Personal Injury Lawyer Can Help

Poway is located in the middle of San Diego County, just north of the city of San Diego and south of the city of Escondido. Other neighboring communities include Rancho Bernardo, Scripps Ranch and Sabre Springs. Poway began as an unincorporated community in San Diego County. It did not officially become a city until December 1, 1980. Poway had a population of 47,811 as of the 2010 census. These days, despite the size of its population, Poway is considered a suburb of San Diego. However, it originated as an agricultural community, which earned it the nickname “The City in the Country.” Poway’s establishment as a farming community began not too long after the Homestead Act of 1862, which encouraged people to move out west, including many of Poway’s first settlers, who came to farm. By 1887, nearly 800 people lived and farmed in Poway. Even though it thrived as a…
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