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San Diego - Birthplace of California 

San Diego is the second-largest city in California, on the coast of the Pacific Ocean in Southern California, approximately 120 miles south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,381,069 as of July 1, 2014, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and in California. San Diego is the birthplace of California and is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the U.S. Navy, and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center. To get up-to-date road information, go to the California DOT site. And to find out current weather conditions in San Diego, go to Accuweather.com. The major interstates and freeways of San Diego include:

  • Interstate 5 - San Diego Freeway
  • Interstate 8 - Ocean Beach Freeway, Kumeyaay Highway
  • Interstate 15 - Escondido Freeway
  • Interstate 805 - Jacob Dekema Freeway
  • State Route 15 - Escondido Freeway
  • State Route 52 - San Clemente Canyon Freeway, Mount Soledad Freeway
  • State Route 54 - South Bay Freeway Jamacha Boulevard
  • State Route 56 - Ted Williams Freeway
  • State Route 905 - Otay Mesa Freeway

Here is information on the most recent accidents in San Diego:

If you are looking for information on a specific crash that happened in San Diego, go to the link above for the accident type you are seeking. 

If you know someone who has been injured in a San Diego accident, here are links to the major hospitals in the area:

Grief support information for accident victims in San Diego

When a loved one is killed in a motor-vehicle accident, it is often helpful for grieving family and friends to get help from a grief support organization. It can be comforting to talk with others going through a similar situation, and the road to recovering from the loss may go more smoothly. Go here to get information on San Diego grief support organizations.

San Diego legal information for accident victims

When injury or death is the result of a motor-vehicle crash in San Diego, many decisions need to be made immediately and questions need to be answered. For example, how much of the medical costs will be covered by the insurance policy? How does PIP insurance help with medical bills immediately? What if the at-fault driver has no insurance?

 Where to find legal assistance after a San Diego injury accident

After a serious crash, it is crucial to get help from a San Diego injury attorney who understands the local regulations and legal standards, who knows how insurance policies work, and who can handle all aspects of an insurance claim so the injured person can focus on recovery. If someone is killed in a collision, a San Diego wrongful death attorney will launch a claim that will begin the process of financial recovery for the family members left behind. Learn more here about what a San Diego accident lawyer can do to help.  
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What is Rental Reimbursement Coverage, and why do you need it?

When you're in a car accident that seriously damages your vehicle, your vehicle may be towed to a body shop and out of commission for significant time, and you are stuck wondering how you are going to get around during its repair.

What does rental reimbursement cover?

Rental reimbursement coverage will help you pay for a rental car—but only if you need the rental car because of a covered loss. For example, if your car is damaged in an accident that's covered by your insurance policy, your rental reimbursement coverage will typically help pay for the rental car.

What is PIP coverage/medical payment coverage?

An automobile accident can damage far more than your car. Medical bills, lost income, and other expenses add up quickly and cause significant financial hardship. Personal injury protection, also known as PIP insurance, helps reimburse you for such costs, and can help protect your friends and family after a covered accident.

What is Comprehensive Insurance Coverage?

Comprehensive coverage is a catch-all for incidents that aren’t considered “accidents” like hail, flooding, or vandalism damage. Comprehensive coverage may help protect your car against damages that are not related to a collision, including:

What Is collision insurance coverage, and why do you need it?

If your car is damaged or destroyed in an accident, collision insurance coverage will typically pay to fix or replace it. Types of covered accidents include hitting another car or hitting a stationary object, like a bridge or a tree. Collision insurance can also help if someone or something else hits your car while it's parked.

What is Under-Insured/Uninsured Motorist Coverage, and why do you need it?

Uninsured Motorist insurance (UM) is coverage that protects you if you're involved in a collision with a driver who does not have liability insurance, or does not have enough liability insurance to pay for your damages.

Underinsured Motorist insurance (UIM) pays for injuries, such as medical expenses, that result from an accident caused by a driver who has too little insurance to cover all of the injuries.

Covered UM and UIM expenses for you and your passengers include:

What is bodily injury liability insurance coverage, and why do you need it?

Liability car insurance covers damages to another person resulting from an accident you cause. One of the most basic types of auto insurance coverage, liability is also one of the few coverage options that's required in every state—though minimum limits of coverage vary, depending on where you live.

What is liability insurance coverage, and why do you need it?

Liability car insurance covers damages to another person resulting from an accident you cause. One of the most basic types of auto insurance coverage, liability is also one of the few coverage options that's required in every state—though minimum limits of coverage vary, depending on where you live.

Traditional insurance policies are wrong for low-mileage drivers

There’s a lot to take into consideration when choosing car insurance. It’s important to ensure you are getting the right insurance coverage for your car and your lifestyle, at a good price. But if you are a low-mileage or urban driver, traditional insurance policies are not for you.

Urban drivers are smart drivers – and deserve to own a vehicle under their own terms

There has been a huge rise in the number of urban drivers – those who typically use mass transit, carpool, telecommute, or otherwise get around town in ways other than a personal vehicle. But these drivers still need their cars on occasion, and until now, were forced to buy the same auto insurance policies that higher-mileage drivers purchase.

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RISE IN INJURIES CAUSED BY E-CIGARETTE EXPLOSIONS

Each e-cigarette comes with the risk of a malfunctioning battery. While e-cigarette battery malfunctions are rare, when one does occur, the results could be horrific. Common injuries include burns, fractured bones, and loss of eyesight. Although e-cigarettes have an undeniable potential for injury, they are currently an unregulated product, so it is unclear how many injuries they’ve caused since their release. Learn more here about this important safety issue...

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