At 12:30 p.m. on August 31, 2022, an employee was picking up an empty shipping container while working as a truck driver. The employee received a list of empty containers from a dispatcher at arrived at a facility to locate and pick up the assigned empty container. The employee exited his truck to inspect an empty container at his employer's warehousing facility. While inspecting the container, an other truck driver who was an independent contractor was backing up to park a shipping container on an empty spot. The truck driver who was backing up had an obstructed view due to the shipping container, and he struck the container adjacent to where the employee was standing. As a result, the employee was pinned between two shipping containers and was killed by crushing injuries.

Put The Jury At The Scene

Drones Can Provide Jurors With a Point of View

Just like when Hollywood filmmakers place a camera in a position that shows viewers what a character in the scene is seeing, drones can film at a level that mirrors the perspective of a party or witness in a lawsuit. When jurors view videos filmed using this point-of-view technique, they have the sense that events are unfolding before their eyes. This type of video evidence impacts them on both a cognitive and an emotional level.