10 Sep Buford Haddox and Sandra Haddox, et al., v. Crane Plumbing, LLC
Sandra Haddox was killed and Buford suffered serious brain injuries when a tractor trailer crossed the center line and collided with the Haddox vehicle. During discovery it was revealed that the Crane driver suffered from long term vision impairment. Furthermore, it was discovered that Crane Plumbing had known for many years of their driver’s vision impairment but continued to require him to drive the tractor trailer. Crane Plumbing failed to comply with the Federal Carrier Motor Safety Regulations which required regular medical examinations, a current and complete driver qualification file and certifications of the training necessary to safely operate a commercial motor vehicle.