Anaheim Car Accident Proves Fatal for Woman

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Kimberlee Reimer, 49, was killed in an Anaheim car accident after she lost control of her vehicle and crashed, the evening of July 21, 2012. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal car accident occurred at the on-ramp to the Interstate 5 at Katella Avenue. California Highway Patrol officials say Reimer was driving a Hyundai and had approached the merge point to enter the northbound I-5. Her car then veered right, before falling off the freeway’s east embankment and travelling across all lanes of Katella Avenue. Reimer died at the scene. Officials are looking into what caused the accident.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family members and many friends of Kimberlee Reimer, who are mourning this tragic loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

Car Crash Statistics

According to CHP’s Statewide Integrated Traffic Records System (SWITRS), 23 fatalities and 1,970 injuries occurred in 2009 involving Anaheim car accidents. During the same year, Orange County car crashes claimed 141 lives and injured 13,373 people.

What Caused This Crash?

Based on this news account, it is unclear as to how or why Reimer lost control of the vehicle. There are several unanswered questions here. Was there an auto defect or mechanical malfunction in the vehicle? Was speed a factor? Was there a dangerous condition on the roadway, which may have caused or contributed to the crash? Were other vehicles involved? For example, was Reimer’s vehicle run off the roadway by another vehicle? I trust officials are looking into these and other issues in order to determine precisely what occurred here and why.

Liability Issues

If a vehicle defect or a defective auto part caused the accident, then, the automaker or the manufacturer of the defective product can be held liable for the victim’s wrongful death. In such cases, it is important that the vehicle be preserved in its current condition, unaltered, so that an expert can assess it thoroughly for vehicle defects, malfunctions and other evidence. An experienced Orange County personal injury attorney who has successfully handled auto product liability cases against large automakers will be able to advise victims’ families about their legal rights and options. The best auto product liability law firms will always offer a free consultation and comprehensive case evaluation to car accident victims or their families.

Orange County Woman Killed in SUV Rollover Accident

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Blanca P. Estela, 39, of Santa Ana, was fatally injured in an SUV rollover accident after officials say a tire blew out and the vehicle rolled over. According to an Associated Press news article, the rollover crash occurred a little after noon on June 20, 2012 on the northbound Interstate 15 near Sloan, Nevada. State troopers say a rear tire on the 2006 Dodge SUV failed before the vehicle swerved and rolled over on the freeway shoulder. Estela was pronounced dead at the scene. A 9-year-old girl, who was a passenger in the vehicle, was airlifted with critical injuries while four others suffered non-life-threatening injuries.

My thoughts and prayers are with the family members and many friends of Blanca Estela, who are mourning her terrible loss. My heart also goes out to the young girl who has been critically injured as well as the four victims who have suffered injuries in this crash. I wish them all the very best for a speedy and complete recovery.

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Woman Killed in Orange County Ford Bronco Rollover Accident

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Yoeen Sauseda, 22, was fatally injured in a Santa Ana car accident when the Ford Bronco in which she was a passenger overturned on the freeway, the morning of June 3, 2012. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the rollover crash occurred on the southbound 55 near Dyer Road in Santa Ana. Officials say the driver of the Bronco, Erasmo Molina, 69, swerved to the right causing his Bronco to roll over. Sauseda was ejected from the vehicle and was fatally injured. Molina, Armando Angeles, 27, and Vanesa Sauseda, 18, suffered serious injuries but survived the crash. Officials state tire tread separation may have caused Molina to lose control of the Bronco.

My heart goes out to the family and friends of Yoeen Sauseda following this tragic rollover accidents. My thoughts and prayers are also with the others who were seriously injured here. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

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Vaginal Mesh Attorneys in Orange County

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Not long ago, the Bisnar | Chase vaginal mesh lawyers in Orange County received their first inquiry from a young woman inquiring about the potential dangers of vaginal mesh products on the market. At the time, few believed that these devices were responsible for anything other than an acceptable solution to an age old problem, but evidence soon surfaced putting vaginal mesh manufacturers in the hot seat.

Designed to treat women suffering from pelvic organ prolapse and stress incontinence, the wide variety of vaginal mesh products released were originally considered a godsend. Unfortunately, studies soon found that using these products can lead to bleeding, urinary incontinence, pelvic pain, infections, protrusion of the mesh, pelvic pain, and more. Many different models are proving to be especially dangerous and those who are currently utilizing these implants should speak with their doctor to evaluate any problems. More

World Berries Snacks Recalled for E. Coli Contamination

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A San Clemente-based company has issued a defective product recall for 6-ounce packages of its World Berries Organic Cacao Nibs due to potential bacterial contamination. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, FunFresh Foods, Inc. has announced that the snack foods may be contaminated with E. coli bacteria. About 500 packages were distributed and 263 have already been retrieved from retail stores.

The recalled products were sold in natural and health food stores in several states including California. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is conducting an investigation into this food contamination. Production has been suspended on these products. The recalled cacao nibs have a “use by” date of April 14. If you have questions or concerns, please contact the company at 1-800-232-8619. So far, no illnesses or food poisoning incidents have been reported as a result of these recalled products. Anyone who has these products at home is asked to return them to stores for a full refund. More

Ford Explorer Rollover in Orange County Seriously Injures Teenager

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A teenager was severely injured in a Lake Forest car accident after the Ford Explorer she was driving blew a tire and rolled over, the afternoon of May 3, 2012. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the girl, believed to be 16 or 17, was driving west on El Toro Road near Destry, when the SUV’s right front tire blew out. The driver lost control, drove over a curb and hit a tree. Then, the Explorer turned on its side and slid striking another tree, before flipping onto its roof. The girl had to be extricated from the wreckage and transported to an area hospital. Both her legs were broken and she was scheduled to undergo surgery.

My thoughts and prayers are with the young victim of this rollover accident. I wish her the very best for a speedy and complete recovery. Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers.

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Man Killed in San Juan Capistrano Car Accident

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Thomas Abdoyan, 28, of Burbank, was killed in a San Juan Capistrano car accident after the vehicle he was driving went out of control and crashed near Pacific Coast Highway. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the fatal car accident occurred during the early morning hours of April 22, 2012 on the northbound side of the Interstate 5 close to Capistrano Beach.

According to California Highway Patrol officials, the 2006 Mini Cooper that Abdoyan was driving careened into the center median and rolled over several times before coming to rest on its roof about 650 feet from the first point of impact. Abdoyan went into cardiac arrest and died shortly afterward at the hospital. The 29-year-old male passenger sustained non-life-threatening injuries. Both were wearing their seatbelts at the time. Officials are still investigating the cause of this fatal accident.

I offer my deepest sympathies to everybody who knew and loved Thomas Abdoyan for their terrible loss. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers. My heart also goes out to the passenger who was injured. I wish him the very best for a speedy and complete recovery.

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Man Killed in San Clemente Car Accident

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A 24-year-old man was fatally injured in a San Clemente car accident after he lost control of his car and crashed. According to a news report in The Orange County Register, the collision occurred on the northbound Interstate 5 near Avenida Vista Hermosa, the night of February 29, 2012. California Highway Patrol officials say the man, who was driving a Chevrolet Cobalt, may have been traveling at an excessive rate of speed when he went off the roadway and hit a tree. Officials are investigating the cause of this accident.

I offer my deepest condolences to the family members and friends of this car accident victim. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers.

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Bill to Allow FDA to Block Medical Devices Linked to Safety Recalls

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A bill introduced by House Democrats this month, if passed, will allow federal regulators to block medical devices tied to safety recalls such as the transvaginal mesh implants that are manufactured by companies including C.R. Bard Inc. and Johnson & Johnson. According to a Bloomberg news report, the bill would close a loophole that allows medical devices to get the stamp of approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) even when they are similar to an unsafe product that has been already pulled from the market.

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