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CHAVEZ v. CARPENTER, H020339

Under Code Civ. Proc. 377.60(a), the parents of a decedent do not have standing as heirs to sue for wrongful death where the decedent's daughter and only issue died one month after the accident.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 08/31/2001
  • Published 08/31/2001

Judges

  • WUNDERLICH, J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  John Kevin Crowley, San Jose, Attorney for Plaintiffs and Appellants.

  • For Appellees:
  • Grunsky, Ebey, Farrar & Howell, Dennis P. Howell, Leslie J. Karst, Sky, Ebey, Farrar & Howell, Watsonville, Attorneys for Defendant and Respondent.
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