May 1994 - Did He Really Say That?
From R.D. (Spike) Pattillo, III
of Waco (Williams, Pattillo & Squires), this excerpt from his
deposition of the defendant truck driver - who had rammed the truck of
Spike's client, who was asleep by the side of the highway in his legally
parked truck "around midnight on a Sunday night." After the defendant
admitted that he had driven approximately 28 hours straight at the time
of the accident, Spike "framed this piercing question":
Q. Immediately after you hit [my client's] trailer, what did you do?
A. I woke up