Can I Sue If a Drunk Driver Is Overserved?| Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1132273301

I Was Hit By a Drunk Driver Who Was Overserved. Can I Sue the Bar?

Unfortunately, drunk driving accidents remain all too common despite tougher laws and more awareness of the issue. When an intoxicated driver injures or kills someone in a car wreck, most of the time the legal responsibility falls on the drunk drive...

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New Data Shows Fewer Motor Vehicle Deaths in Texas

Texas roadways were less deadly in 2019, according to data from the Department of Transportation. In mid-2020, the department released its report on 2019 Texas Motor Vehicle Crash Facts, and it contains several pieces of good news about auto acciden...

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Roads Are a Dangerous Place for Young Pedestrians on Halloween

There may be fewer trick-or-treaters this year due to coronavirus concerns, but plenty of kids will still be out there trying to fill up their candy buckets. While some parents still fear their kids getting poisoned candy or razor blades in an apple...

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Powder Lawsuits Back on Track After Appeals Court Ruling

An August appeals court decision in New Jersey may reopen the door for more than 1,000 lawsuits against Johnson & Johnson to proceed. This specific group of suits accuses the healthcare and consumer goods giant of knowingly selling talc-based ba...

These Truck Parts Are the Most Likely to Be Defective | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1097138130

These Truck Parts Are the Most Likely to Be Defective

When you think of defective commercial truck parts, you probably think of things like tires or air brakes. Typically, failures of those parts get a lot of attention when they happen. Failures of obvious parts like these are far from the only failure...

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What Are Expert Witnesses and How Do They Affect My Auto Accident Case?

In a personal injury lawsuit following an auto accident, the plaintiff (the person who filed the case) must prove that he/she was injured, as well as prove the other driver’s fault. Evidence must be used to prove that the other driver was at least...

What Is Pain and Suffering and How Is It Calculated? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1183325392

What Is Pain and Suffering and How Is It Calculated?

After a truck accident or car wreck, you might face expensive medical bills, lost wages, car repair bills and other monetary damages. These are usually fairly easy to understand and calculate. But other injuries, most notably pain and suffering, are...

What Is the Eggshell Skull Rule and How Does It Protect Vulnerable People?

Some of us have physical conditions that make us more susceptible to serious injury. For example, someone with brittle bone syndrome might suffer broken bones and serious pain due to an accident, while others might walk away unscathed. The person...

Negligent Hiring of Truck Drivers Leads to Serious Accidents

Unlike a typical car accident, the liability in a truck accident can fall on multiple parties. The truck driver is the most obvious. Yet, the trucking company itself may also be held liable in certain situations. Have you heard of negligent hiring?...

Should You Apologize After a Car Accident?

The aftermath of a car accident is emotional. People are upset, frustrated, shocked and someone may be physically injured, too. In this situation, it’s almost a reflex to apologize, even if you’re not entirely sure that you’re the one to blame...