Perry & Haas and Lawmaker Takes Aim at Health & Eyesight
Standards for Drivers of 18-Wheelers in Texas (click
Worth Case Reveals Truck Driver was Legally
Lee Jackson II v. Kimberly-Clark Corporation,
Professional Drivers of Georgia, Inc. DBA "Prodrivers" and Jimmy
October 4, 2002, David Lee Jackson II was stopped
at a stop sign. In a fraction of a second, his
Ford Focus was hit from behind by a Kimberly-Clark
Mack truck. The truck was being driven by Jimmy
Jones, who was employed by Prodrivers. Kimberly-Clark
had leased Mr. Jones to drive the 18-wheeler.
the time of the accident, Mr. Jones had been declared
legally blind in one eye. Additionally, his uncontrolled
high blood pressure further effected the vision
in his good eye. Prodrivers was aware of Mr. Jones'
blindness, but had neglected to perform any kind
of investigation as to the extent of these incapacities.
a result of the crash, Mr. Jackson suffered a severe,
closed head injury and now requires 24-hour supervision
for the rest of his life. His financial needs and
those of his family will be taken care of through
the work of the team of Rene' Haas and David L.
Perry, Perry & Haas, Attorneys at Law, Corpus Christi,
Texas, and Steven C. Laird, Law Offices of Steven
C. Laird, Fort Worth, Texas.
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