Swift, like many trucking companies, has a history of destroying evidence that shows they were at fault for a wreck. I have posted on this previously. That is one of the reasons it is important to hire a lawyer as soon as possible when you have a trucking case.
Recently, in an Arkansas case, the trial court held, and the 8th Circuit Court of appeals agreed, that the jury was entitled to know that Swift spoliated evidence. Th Order from the 8th Circuit Court of Appeals states: