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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Parked Car | Motor Vehicle - Visibility | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle 

Case: Elizabeth Pratt, special administrator of the estate of Gregory Spevok v. Byron Turk and Hall's Rental

State: IL

Date: 2011-09-15

Experts: Jon O. Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucking Industry

Summary: On Jan. 29, 2006, plaintiff's decedent Gregory Spevok, 46, a banker, was driving on Interstate 90/94 just north of Keller Avenue when he collided with a Hall's Rental truck driven by employee Byron T...

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Case Types: Damages - Contribution | Construction - Accidents | Damages - Indemnification | Construction - Slip and Fall | Workplace - Workplace Safety | Workplace - Construction Site | Slips, Trips & Falls - Fall from Height 

Case: Jeffrey R. Brewer v. John Fryer d/b/a Fryer Engineering Co., Murray Paving & Reclamation Inc. and R.L. Goldman Co.

State: MA

Date: 2007-08-16

Experts: Jon O. Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucking Industry

Summary: In November 2000, plaintiff Jeffrey Brewer was a dump truck operator for R.M. Tavolieri Equipment Co., which was hired by Murray Paving & Reclamation Inc. to provide a dump truck for a job in Framing...

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Case Types: Workers' Compensation -  | Motor Vehicle - Single Vehicle | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Training | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Maintenance 

Case: Molly Marie Evans, as personal representative of the Estate of Frank Scott Evans, deceased v. American Disposal Services, Inc., Allied Waste, Inc., and Allan Ullom

State: WV

Date: 2004-06-18

Experts: Jon Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucks

Summary: On Aug. 20, 2001, plaintiff's decedent Frank Scott Evans, a 32-year-old trash collector, was driving a truck for American Disposal Services Inc. on Robert's Ridge, W.Va., near Moundsville. Evans was ...

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Truck | Motor Vehicle - Passenger | Motor Vehicle - Rear-ender | Trusts and Estates - Probate | Motor Vehicle - Multiple Vehicle | Affirmative Defenses - Contributory Negligence | Worker/Workplace Negligence - Negligent Training 

Case: Estate of Nestor Fabian Villastrigo Suarez, Deceased

State: TX

Date: 2003-12-10

Experts: Jon Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucks

Summary: On May 26, 2001, plaintiffs' decedent Nestor Fabian Villastrigo Suarez, 23, a day laborer, was riding in the open bed of a Chevy S-10 pickup that smashed into a flat-bed truck which stopped in order ...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  

Case: Kola Lulgjuraj v. Larry Bialobrzeski and Triple R. Trucking, Inc.

State: MI

Date: 2003-10-14

Experts: Jon Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucks

Summary: A Macomb County jury found negligence and injury, but determined there was no proximate cause between a driver's injury and an accident with defendant's truck. The jury returned a defense verdict, wh...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle - Head-On | Motor Vehicle - Center Line | Motor Vehicle - Road Defect | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Wrongful Death - Survival Damages | Motor Vehicle - Weather Conditions 

Case: Francisco R. Guzman, Jr., Individually and as Administrator of the Estates of Francisco Guzman, Sr., and Sylvia Guzman, Deceased; Maria Jacobita Guzman Garcia, Individually; and Jose Rodriguez, Individually and as Administrator of the Estate of Maria V. Rodriguez, and as Next Friend of his Minor Children v. Price Construction Co., Sabas Garcia and Vesta County Mutual Insurance Co.

State: TX

Date: 2003-09-29

Experts: Jon Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucks

Summary: On Aug. 23, 1999, in Laredo during hurricane Bret, plaintiffs' decedents Francisco Guzman Sr., 55; his wife, Sylvia, 55; and their daughter, Maria Rodriguez, 32, were traveling in a Ford F-150 pickup...

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Transportation - Trucking 

Case: Timothy Meyeres, Jr. v. Fort James Corp., Georgia Pacific Corp., Eastern Consolidation & Distribution Srevices Inc. and Transport Systems Inc. v. Transport Systems Inc. v. Atkinson Freightlines Corp. of Pennsylvania

State: NJ

Date: 2003-07-09

Experts: Jon Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucks

Summary: Plaintiff Timothy Meyeres, Jr. was a 36-year-old truck driver employed by Atkinson Freightlines Corp. On March 7, 2000, a trailer was loaded up with boxes of paper product at the Eastern Consolidated...

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Case Types: Government -  | Motor Vehicle - Tractor-Trailer | Motor Vehicle - Railroad Crossing 

Case: Matthew Oemig v. Southdown Inc. and State of California

State: CA

Date: 2003-04-15

Experts: Jon Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucks

Summary: On Sep. 25, 1999, at about 8:30 p.m. on the northbound lanes of I-15 a near-miss accident occured on a train trestle overhead (North Victorville underpass), involving a trailer-truck driven by Tyree ...

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Case Types: Wrongful Death -  | Motor Vehicle - Truck 

Case: Diane Coggins, Lindsey Garretson, Jimmy Garretson v. Vernon Sawyer Transportation, a subsidiary of KLLM Transport Services, KLLM Transport Services, KLLM Inc., Stuart Foy

State: TN

Date: 2002-12-20

Experts: Jon Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucking Industry

Summary: While visiting a relative in Nashville, Tenn., Lindsey Garretson, 17, from Kingston Springs, Tenn., was driving her vehicle on Interstate 40. She, along with other vehicles, slowed to avoid a mattres...

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Case Types: Motor Vehicle -  | Wrongful Death -  

Case: Estate of Daniel Paul May v. American Furniture Co., Inc. and Alvie Glynn Roy d/b/a Brown Eyed Express

State: VA

Date: 2002-02-15

Experts: Jon Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucking Industry

Summary: A motorist who who exited his vehicle on a highway to inspect property damage to his car was crushed to death under a tractor-trailer....

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Case Types: Negligence -  | Motor Vehicle - Truck 

Case: Philip Ray Hatcher and Vinnie Beth Hatcher, Individually and As Next Friend of Emily Hatcher, a minor, and Jordan Hatcher and Cole Hatcher v. Larry Leroy Rathfon, Morgan Drive Away Inc. and James Thomas Patton

State: TX

Date: 2001-09-07

Experts: Jon Cook (Birmingham, AL) Trucks

Summary: On February 19, 1999, at 10:30 am, plaintiff Ray Hatcher, 47, was driving a van north on SH121 about half a mile south of the Bonham city limits. Defendant Larry Leroy Rathfon, owner/lessee of a Morg...