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.
- Decided 08/31/2001
- Published 08/31/2001
- California Court of Appeal
- 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.