Ricardo Castorena Killed in Costa Mesa Workplace Accident at Ganahl Lumber

Worker Killed in Accident at Ganahl Lumber near Bristol Street


Costa Mesa, California (December 27, 2019) – 28-year-old Ricardo Castorena of Santa Ana has been identified as the worker who was killed in a workplace accident on Friday night in Costa Mesa, according to the Orange County coroner’s office.

The deadly accident occurred at about 9:30 p.m. December 20, at Ganahl Lumber Company in the 1100 block of Bristol Street.

As per a local news report, Castorena was working when a big pile of wood weighing thousands of pounds fell and pinned him against a forklift.

Castorena was pronounced dead by the paramedics who responded to the scene shortly after the incident.

No further information about the incident was provided.

The California Occupational Safety and Health Administration is investigating the accident.

Wrongful death and personal injury attorney Arin Khodaverdian, President and Managing Partner of Alpine Law Group, urges accidents victims and their families to immediately seek legal assistance. “Those who are affected by tragedy have rights, but they must act quickly in order to preserve those rights to the full extent of the law. Often, swift action by an experienced attorney is imperative in order to preserve evidence, interview witnesses and immediately begin pursuing any and all responsible parties.”

While Mr. Khodaverdian does not represent any of the parties involved in this incident, he has recovered over $100 million for thousands of injury victims and their families. “In one case, we were able to recover a 7-figure settlement within 11 business days of being hired by the family of a victim killed by a negligent driver. While this result is atypical and does not predict future outcomes, justice in this case help bring about closure and a swift sense of justice for the family.”

Mr. Khodaverdian is personally available for free consultations 24/7 by calling 800-984-4123.