Which Age Group Has the Most Fatal Accidents? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-486140491

Which Age Group Has the Most Fatal Auto Accidents?

A fatal auto accident occurs somewhere in America every 12 minutes. Conventional wisdom would tell you that the most dangerous drivers on the road are the youngest drivers and the oldest drivers, and they must be the cause of most of these crashes. ...

Recent Refinery Explosion Hurts 37; Latest in a Series of Accidents this Year | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Recent Refinery Explosion Injures 37; Latest in a Series of Petrochemical Accidents This Year

An explosion at a Texas oil refinery July 31 left 37 people injured and people in the state wondering why so many petrochemical fires and explosions have happened so frequently this year.The July 31 explosion at the Exxon Mobil refinery in Baypo...

Why Stopping Distance Plays a Big Role in Big Rig Rear-End Collisions| Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Why Stopping Distance Plays a Big Role in Big Rig Rear-End Collisions

According to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), approximately 20 percent of all truck accidents involve rear-end collisions. The DOT estimates that about 23,000 people are injured, and 700 people are killed each year due to rea...

I Just Found Out My Employer is a Workers’ Comp Non-Subscriber. What Does that Mean? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

I Just Found Out My Employer Is a Workers’ Comp Non-Subscriber. What Does that Mean?

Unlike most states, Texas does not require all employers to carry workers’ compensation insurance. In fact, by some estimates, up to one-third of Texas employers are “non-subscribers,” the term applied to companies that choose not to participa...

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Understanding Your Rights After an Accident

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder: Understanding Your Rights After an Accident

Severe car accidents are traumatizing situations for all involved. While car accidents may result in physical injuries such as whiplash, fractures, lacerations and burns, they can also result in emotional and psychological injuries, invisible to the...

Where Do Car Accidents Happen the Most?

Where Do Car Accidents Happen the Most?

Around 6 million car accidents happen in the United States each year. During these accidents, approximately 3 million people experience injuries resulting from the crash. To avoid an accident, it’s critical to remain vigilant while you’re drivin...

States File a Lawsuit Over Asbestos Regulations Against the EPA

States File a Lawsuit Over Asbestos Regulations Against the EPA

Medical professionals diagnose approximately 3,000 new cases of asbestos-related mesothelioma each year within the United States. Individuals diagnosed with the disease have an average life expectancy of only 12 to 22 months. To help combat against ...

Truck Accident: Will My Case Go to Trial?

Truck Accident: Will My Case Go to Trial?

Although a courtroom comes to mind when you hear the word “lawsuit,” not all lawsuits require a trial. In fact, in many cases, lawsuits reach a settlement without one. Determining whether or not your case will go to trial often depends on factor...

Can Trucking Companies be Held Liable in Personal Injury Lawsuits? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Can Trucking Companies Be Held Liable in Personal Injury Lawsuits?

Hundreds of truck accidents occur on Texas roads every year, causing serious injuries and fatalities on a regular basis. As injured people and grieving families become overwhelmed by medical bills, funeral expenses, and other costs, they begin seekin...

Determining Liability in a Multi-Car Crash | Ted B. Lyon & Associates

Determining Liability in a Multi-Car Crash

In the immediate aftermath of an auto accident, of course, your first thoughts are about determining the extent of your injuries, seeing if everyone else in your car is ok, and finding out whether anyone was hurt. The second thoughts, for most people...