Are Roadways More Dangerous Around Thanksgiving? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1137015497

Are Roadways More Dangerous Around Thanksgiving?

For many people, Thanksgiving is more than just a one-day holiday; it’s a great time to use vacation days and take a four- or five-day break from the stress of work. Often, people use the time to visit local bars and reconnect with friends and fam...

Traffic Fatalities Decrease to Lowest Level Since 2014 | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-140210149

Traffic Fatalities Decrease to Lowest Level Since 2014

National data released in October show that overall traffic fatalities in the US dropped for the third consecutive year and have reached the lowest levels since 2014. There were 36,096 fatalities on American roads in 2019, a decrease of 2 percent...

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...

Data Shows Fewer Motor Vehicle Deaths in Texas | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1189557488

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...

Roads Are Dangerous for Pedestrians on Halloween | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-1038570816

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...

What Are Expert Witnesses and How Do They Affect My Auto Accident Case? | Ted B. Lyon & Associates | iStock-537972247

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...

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...

What Happens If You’re Involved in an Accident With an Uninsured Motorist?

Car insurance is critical to protect yourself and your family from costly accidents while out on the road. Unfortunately, many motorists across the country and throughout Texas travel without proper insurance. What happens if you become a victim of ...