Why Not All Personal Injury Cases Go All the Way to Trial

Why Not All Personal Injury Cases Go All the Way to Trial

If you were injured by the negligence of someone else, such as another driver, an employer, or a business, you may have the right to pursue a personal injury lawsuit to recover compensation. While it’s true that this means you’ll need a lawyer, i...

Baylor College of Medicine to Conduct Clinical Trial of a New Mesothelioma Treatment

Baylor College of Medicine to Conduct Clinical Trial of a New Mesothelioma Treatment

About 3,000 people are diagnosed with malignant pleural mesothelioma every year in the U.S., with the majority of them dying within 18 months of diagnosis. The typical treatment for this very aggressive cancer has for decades been a combination of ch...

Should I Provide My Medical Records to an Insurance Company After a Truck Accident?

Should I Provide My Medical Records to an Insurance Company After a Truck Accident?

After suffering injuries in truck wrecks, it’s common to find oneself in contact with the truck driver’s or owner’s insurance company not long after the accident. Coping with injuries and pain, it’s rare to have the time or endurance to deal ...

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 ...