On Thursday, June 1st WXYZ Channel 7 Detroit News interviewed Ian Seaman, a 21-year old college
student who was run over by a semi-truck on the shoulder of Northbound
Seaman was a pedestrian lawfully standing on the shoulder of the expressway
near 9 Mile Road Exit in Hazel Park when a semi-truck ran off the expressway,
struck a concrete wall and turned into Seaman. As a result, Seaman was
knocked to the ground and run over by the front and back tires of the truck.
The semi-truck owned by Fastenal Company was being operated by defendant
Daniel Sexton. Sexton allegedly fell asleep at the wheel at the time of
Seaman was attending college at Wayne State University at the time of the
accident and was about to accept a position at Beaumont Hospital. Due
to his serious injuries, he is not able to attend school and was unable
to accept that positon.
Some of his injuries include a closed head injury with lacerations and
staples to the scalp, neck and back injuries, bilateral shoulders, hands,
legs, and feet injuries.
Goodman Acker, P.C. Senior Partner, Barry Goodman, is representing Seaman
against Fastenal Company and the defendant driver, Sexton.
The lawsuit filed in Oakland County Circuit Court seeks compensation for
Seaman’s medical bills and pain and suffering.
View a copy of the complaint here.
“We will diligently fight to ensure Seaman receives the justice and
compensation he deserves. We also hope this lawsuit serves as a wake-up
call for trucking that force their drivers to push the limits,”
Watch the exclusive WXYZ Channel 7 New Interview below:
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