$605,000 SETTLEMENT – FATIGUED BIG RIG TRUCK DRIVER CAUSES DEATH
A Nevada City, California senior citizen on his way to Arizona at night traveling on US 95, a two lane highway in Nye County, Nevada, was instantly killed in a head on collision with a 1998 peterbilt tractor and a three axle flatbed trailer. The Nevada truck driver claimed the passenger car swerved in front of his big rig and the collision occurred near the centerline of the highway. We proved that the truck driver was extremely fatigued and drifted into the opposite lane where he fell asleep. The decedent was survived by four independent adult children.