Faulty truck, unfit epileptic driver cited in fatal Detroit truck accident
Michigan Lawyers Weekly covers Steven M. Gursten’s truck accident wrongful death case that resulted in a $3.9 million settlement, the largest Michigan reported settlement for 2008.
In Nunez v. Utica Transit Mix, Plaintiff Patrick Nunez was killed when a fully-loaded gravel hauler smashed into his vehicle on I-75 in Detroit. The truck driver admitted in a deposition he was on powerful epilepsy medication Tegretol (which causes drowsiness), and that his truck was out of service in more than five different ways.
Here’s the Michigan Lawyers Weekly story: Epileptic trucker kills man in Detroit truck accident
Related information about truck accidents:
Special report: Michigan’s bad trucking companies